MS Visual Studio project manager
jeroen.dierckx at gmail.com
Wed Jul 27 14:58:06 UTC 2005
On 7/27/05, Ian Reinhart Geiser <geiseri at yahoo.com> wrote:
> This would be an interesting plugin. If you really want to have an easier
> time of things you may wish to look at the "Project Manager". This is the
> new interface (and the one that will be preserved for KDevelop4) so that all
> project managers can be manipulated genericly. It should support most things
> that the VC project manager supports. The only thing you will have to
> implement on your end will be the interaction with the C compilers. VS
> projects are a full build system, while KDevelops project files are nothing
> more than wrappers around the native build system be it QMake or Autotools.
> None the less, this would be interesting because it would at minimum give us a
> VS build manager on linux, as well as a migration path from VS.
Is there already some documentation about the new project management
system? I had a quick look at the code, and at first sight it seems
very readable, but some high-level documentation would be even better.
Is the new project management system already used in the current
version of kdevelop? Or how would I be able to test it? I'm very busy
right now, so I'm targetting this build system for kdevelop4. I'm not
planning a release with the old project manager (or it should be very
easy to port afterwards).
If I find some documentation, and I understand the kdevelop project
management code well enough, I will investigate how hard this will be,
and post my ideas and problems about the implementation.
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