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Re: [cdt-dev] Getting started with CDT dev

Hi Chris,

3.8 or 4.2. 4.2 is the "main" one but some prefer 3.8 for various reasons. I updated the wiki so that it doesn't mention 3.7.

Good luck!


On 17/10/2012 12:58 PM, Chris Stankevitz wrote:

I am motivated to start developing CDT in order to fix bug 390964.  I
am using this page as a guide:

My background: I've been writing c++ for over 10 years full time.  I
used MSVC/Windows until about a year ago when I switched entirely to
Eclipse/Linux.  I never wrote Java.  I never wrote Eclipse plugins.  I
don't even really "understand" eclipse except enough to download and
untar the "Eclipse IDE for C/C++ Developers" package and get to work.
I love the combination of gcc, eclipse, cdt, and cmake on a linux
machine.  They work together beautifully and compliment one another.

I expect to ask a lot of questions.  First relates to the version of
eclipse to use for CDT development.


Section Eclipse SDK: "you need Eclipse 3.7"

Section Setting up the Sources/Eclipse Setup: "Eclipse Classic 3.8 or 4.2"

Question: Which version of Eclipse should I install for CDT 8.1
development: 3.7, 3.8, or 4.2?

Thank you,

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