What's the state of Kdevelop for Windows?
DeveloperChris at rebel.com.au
Fri Apr 16 02:38:49 BST 2021
> it's still in very preliminary state (and setting up / using the right
compiler is a bit cumbersome to say the least).
Yes I recall it took me a while to realise I can't use mingw to compile the
errors were unclear that the problem was due to the compiler
> Be assured that KDevelop is indeed buildable on Windows, see the CI
Good to know.
On 9/04/2021 6:03 pm, Kevin Funk wrote:
> On Friday, 9 April 2021 01:16:08 CEST Chris wrote:
>> It has been over 6 months since I last tried. However, my attempts to build
>> kdevelop on windows failed.
>> It failed while trying to build the qtwebengine library, there were missing
>> dependencies that I could not resolve.
> I've been working on KDevelop for Windows in the past. Help streamlining it
> there is always welcome. Right now it indeed wouldn't be a good idea to
> include it in the Microsoft Store, it's still in very preliminary state (and
> setting up / using the right compiler is a bit cumbersome to say the least).
> @Chris I saw you've been using Craft to compile KDevelop in the past. If you
> still would like to build it I suggest trying again and post the relevant
> Craft output to kde-windows at kde.org (or the #kde-windows IRC chat on
> Freenode), in case something doesn't work.
> Be assured that KDevelop is indeed buildable on Windows, see the CI builder
> But indeed, KDevelop on Windows would need some love :)
>> On 8/04/2021 4:27 pm, David Redondo wrote:
>>> Am Mittwoch, 7. April 2021, 22:49:56 CEST schrieb Guilherme:
>>>> Hi everyone!
>>>> I have to ask something: What's the state of Kdevelop on Windows? Is it
>>>> considered fully stable? Are there any missing features or critical
>>>> bugs? Is it missing a maintainer?
>>> I think it's missing a maintainer indeed. We can see that it builds on CI,
>>> but there's no testing/making sure that it works on Windows.
>>>> I'm working on this task to bring more
>>>> KDE apps to Microsoft Store https://phabricator.kde.org/T14122
>>>> <https://phabricator.kde.org/T14122>and I'd appreciate getting some
>>>> feedback. Currently I'm checking if apps are in a stable enough state to
>>>> get published there.
>>> Given that on the KDevelop website we only offer the 5.5 installer for
>>> Windows, I think it's not stable enough for the Microsoft store.
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