Development setup

Milian Wolff mail at
Tue Sep 27 18:13:13 UTC 2011

On Tuesday 27 September 2011 19:33:10 Maciek Zarzycki wrote:
> Hi,
> I'de like to poke around a bit in kdevelop and kdevplatform and have few
> questions about the dev setup. Could you share organization of your
> development environment?

general plugins and libraries that should be shared amongs IDE-kind of apps 
(quanta, kdev, ...) are in kdevelop. C/C++ specific stuff, or well "compiled-
language" stuff is in KDevelop. Unmaintained/unstable apps are in their own 

> Is it better to install kdevelop and kdevplatform locally or system-wide?
> Any tips for beginners :)?

Definitely locally and make sure to wipe your system-wide installation, as 
otherwise you can get crashes due to binary incompatibility.

> If this information is already available on the net please just point me to
> it.

Just follow this howto:

Milian Wolff
mail at
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