Explicitly exclude certain folder from being parsed

Milian Wolff mail at milianw.de
Thu Apr 5 15:12:49 BST 2012

On Wednesday 04 April 2012 21:51:42 Torbjörn Klatt wrote:
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> Hi all,
> is there a possibility to explicitly exclude certain folders from being
> parsed? And if so, how can I set this up?
> I searched KDevelop's settings and tried finding something related in
> the project settings or right-click menu of that folder. Couldn't find
> anything. (maybe I'm just blind or stupid)
> In my usecase, Doxygen is generating the HTML output in a sub-folder of
> my project. As the project is slightly bigger, a lot of files are
> created in that html folder (>6.000 files, >100MB).
> Now, every time I run Doxygen (from a terminal outside of KDevelop),
> KDevelop recognises changes and starts parsing/indexing those files.
> While doing so it's using a lot of CPU. No surprise.
> As those HTML files are rather unimportant and useless for KDevelop I
> want to exclude this directory. It is excluded from Git
> (.git/info/exclude) and SVN.
> I'm using KDevelop 4.3.60 on KDE 4.8.1.

Add a ".kdev_ignore" file to the folder. That way this folder will just be 
ignored by the project manager.

Milian Wolff
mail at milianw.de
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