|[cdt-dev] CDT 6.0 help|
I'm working thru the CDT 6.0 help to make sure it makes sense for newbies.
There are several cases of wording and label/dialog names matching old versions of CDT, and some misleading stuff.
I'm fixing that, hopefully there's time for another build.
There are two walk-thrus of sample projects, one is managed build but the other is half describing that, half describing a Makefile project.
I'm fixing it to be a pure makefile project. It's a good example basically, i'm just fixing it up to be consistent and match CDT 6.0.
But one thing that really bothers me is that for a simple helloworld Makefile example, where you enter the main.cpp and type in the makefile per the example (the title in the help is "Creating a project" but I'm changing it to
"Creating a makefile project")
if you bring up the debugger, it does not find the src.
(The debug config also does not select a debugger, which is odd, but i can inform the user to select "gdb/mi" and they are on their way.)
The missing source is really bothersome, new users shouldn't see that when the source is right there.
I have tried this on Windows/cygwin, and Mac.
I was using platform SDK RC3 (on Windows) and latest CDT build. I'm downloading RC4 just to make sure.
I tried it a couple more times, and now it seems to be working (on Mac anyway). I don't think i did anything to change its behavior.
Any idea why this simplest case is confusing? at least at first?
I'll test more after lunch.
Beth Tibbitts (859) 243-4981 (TL 545-4981)
Eclipse Parallel Tools Platform http://eclipse.org/ptp
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