Multiple Targets

Andreas Pakulat apaku at
Wed Apr 25 16:50:04 BST 2007

On 25.04.07 17:31:02, hg wrote:
> Am Wednesday 25 April 2007 15:39 schrieb Andreas Pakulat:
> > On 25.04.07 14:57:10, hg wrote:
> > > I'm trying to use a custom makefile in a KDevelop project. The makefile
> > > contains several targets. I haven't found a way to define more than one
> > > of those targets inside KDevelop except using the integrated commandline.
> > >
> > > Is there a way to define more than one target using the build system
> > > (compiler output hyperlinks ...) in a custum makefile project?
> >
> > Uhm, KDevelop doesn't support any makefile editing through its gui. so
> > you have to open the Makefile yourself and add your target in there.
> Thanks for your response.
> No, I don't want to edit the makefile from inside KDevelop, I rather want to 
> build the targets from inside KDevelop.
> Sorry, if I wasn't clear enaugh in my first post: I'm having a hand made 
> makefile with lots of targets. I can build those targets just fine on the 
> command line using 'make target1' or 'make target2' ....
> What I want is to build different targets from inside KDevelop using the 
> hyperlinked output of the compiler message to jump to code in the editorpart.
> I can do that for one target that is defined as default target in the project 
> settings. To build another target I know no other way than to edit the 
> project settings and change the default target. So I guess I'm probably 
> missing something.

Indeed you are: Build->Build Target has a menu with all targets in your


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