[mythtv] Development Tool

hendrixski hendrixski at storsint.com
Sun Jun 3 19:46:59 UTC 2007

Eclipse has a CDT plugin which works pretty well now (though this was
not always the case so it still has a kind of bad reputation in some

You can set up qtassistant, qtdesigner, or qmake as external tools
(run-->externaltools-->new).  And you may have to convince eclipse that
the qt3 libraries exist by including them in the project.

At least this has been my experience with qt3 in eclipse.  If anyone has
a better method then I'd like to hear about it just as much as the next
guy.  I hear there's a qt plugin but I can't find it on the eclipse page
so I'm scared to try it.


Andreas Fey wrote:
> Hi,
> new to Mythtv development i'm searching for a good development tool. I
> use Eclipse (but for Java, not C++) for my daily work and i would be
> glad if it could be use for Mythtv, too. I installed the CDT plugin but
> acutually it seems that Eclipse thinks there are some missing libraries,
> especially all header files of Mythtv. This is what happended as i set
> up an plugin project. Is's terrific, because i linked the mythtv/lib
> folder to my /usr/local/include directory, which Eclipse recognizes...
> Does someone else also use Eclipse and could help me a bit for startup?
> Or is Eclipse definetly the wrong tool for this stuff? I also heard of
> some KDE development tool, but because i usually work with Eclipse and
> don't like KDE, i decided to spend some hours with this configuration.
> Thanks in advance,
> Andreas
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