what about clangd?

Daniel Mensinger daniel at mensinger-ka.de
Mon Aug 26 17:14:32 BST 2019

On Sat, 24 Aug 2019 19:51:19 +0200
René J. V.  Bertin <rjvbertin at gmail.com> wrote:

> Daniel Mensinger wrote:
> > I basically just want to say that the Meson plugin works just fine with
> > the current setup :)  
> I'll (have to) take your word for it ;) but I am aware that it should also 
> provide a fully functional parser.
> I did try to backport your contribution to my 5.3 branch fork, a bit after it 
> was committed and (supposedly O:-)) functional. Was easy enough, except that it 
> has only ever imported empty projects for me.
> Annoyingly I've just discovered that the official LLVM.org DEB packages do not 
> seem to provide clangd, making tinkering with LSP support less interesting (to 
> me)...
> R.

There were some bugs initially, but if you backport it now (and have meson>=0.51.0)
it should work out of the box.

With parser do you mean a meson.build parser for syntax highlighting? If yes,
then writing one should be possible (the syntax is fairly simple). My only issue
is that I have no expirience with the KDevelop parser infrastructure. Is there
some documentation (besides staring at other code andthe comments in the

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