[mythtv] noob to MythTV development
jyavenard at gmail.com
Thu Mar 16 10:17:56 UTC 2017
Honestly. Give a try to Visual Studio Code with the C++ plugin.
It takes 5 minutes to get up and running, and the debugger interface is light years ahead of eclipse.
The editor is super fast and responsive and starts (and quit) instantly.
If it ain't broken, please fix it
From: Roger James <roger at beardandsandals.co.uk>
Sent: jeudi, mars 16, 2017 10:37 AM
Subject: Re: [mythtv] noob to MythTV development
To: Development of MythTV <mythtv-dev at mythtv.org>
On 16 March 2017 6:32:03 am Dave Mansfield <muddysteel at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks for the extended info - I should've mentioned I've been using
> Eclipse for 8+ yrs.
Sorry if I appeared to be teaching my grandmother how to suck eggs 😀. I
fairly recently switched to Eclipse from CodeBlocks. I was getting fed up
with the continued instability of the gdb integration and code indexing.
I have only really used Eclipse for external makefile projects like Mythtv.
One area I have really struggled with is debugger source code containers.
When creating an external makefile project it is very easy to end up with
an empty default source code container. Once you get into this state it
seems impossible to get out of it. The documentation on source code
containers is virtually non existent and you cannot examine the settings of
the sub-folders of a good default container to try and replicate them. The
only sure way I have found to get a good debugging setup is to ensure
executables are already present when the external makefile project wizard
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