Compiling Just One File.

Milian Wolff mail at
Wed Sep 7 13:31:52 BST 2011

On Tuesday 06 September 2011 23:26:20 Michael Hart wrote:
> LOL!
>    I have been using kdevelop4 with cmake for sometime now and not until
> yesterday did I ever have the need to compile just one specific C++ file in
> my entire project of about twenty plus *.cpp files. I would simply press F8
> key and be happy.
> However, now I would like experiment with the content of just one C++ file;
> compile it but not build the entire project. How do I do this with
> kdevelop4?

I don't get it, do you want to compile a "hello-world"-style file, i.e. without 
any external dependencies and such? Then take a look at the "quick compile" 
external script which just calls gcc on the file.

Milian Wolff
mail at
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