Fw: Re: Cross platform KDevelop project files

Markus Mueller markusmu at yandex.com
Sun May 7 23:37:01 BST 2017

Hi Team,

I wanted to ask a question about Kdevelop and sent it to Milian and he said i should ask you. His and my email are below. Can anyone suggest me any way to solve it?


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Date: Sun, 07 May 2017 22:57:38 +0200
From: Milian Wolff <mail at milianw.de>
To: Markus Mueller <markusmu at yandex.com>
Subject: Re: Cross platform KDevelop project files

kdevelop at kde.org

On Sonntag, 7. Mai 2017 14:33:28 CEST Markus Mueller wrote:
> Hi Milian,

Hey Markus!

> Thanks for the KDevelop project, specifically on windows. I am kinda
> windows/visual studio guy but trying to come up with a cross platform
> project files. I really appreciate your help on this one.


but I'm the wrong person to ask about Windows stuff, really. Paired with the 
fact that I don't have a lot of time for KDevelop recently, I ask you to 
please send this mail to our mailing list:

kdevelop at kde.org

There, others can chime in and add their experience.


===============MY EMAIL======================
> I am using Kdevelop 5.1 and cmake project. I am trying to use same source
> files to create three projects 
	windows->visual studio solution
> 	windows->mingw supported Kdevelop solution (is there any way to debug this
> via gdb? ) 
	linux->Kdevelop solution
> What i am trying to achieve is this ,yet i am failing:
> 	workspace\ (in this folder there should only be sources and git support)
> 		solution1
> 			project1
> 				src files
> 			project2
> 				...
> 	solutions\
> 		vs2015
> 			solution1.sln
> 		kdevelop_linux
> 			solution1.kdev4 (these are two files that that are created when i 
> projects.) .kdev4 folder
> 			build_folder  (generated makefiles,cmakecachefiles etc)
> 				cmake_install.cmake
> 				CMakeCache.txt
> 				Makefile...
> 		kdevelop_windows
> 			solution1.kdev4
> 			build_folder
> 				...
> 	builds\
> 		vs2015
> 			project1.exe
> 			project2.dll
> 		kdevelop_linux
> 			project1
> 			project2.so
> 		kdevelop_windows
> 			project1.exe
> 			project2.dll
> so my question is this: is there any way to achieve this because Kdevelop
> puts .kdev4 folder and solution1.kdev4 to src folder but when i want to
> open that project on windows it cant find paths because in solution1.kdev
> file it is written "[CMake][CMake Build Directory 0]
> Build Directory Path=/mnt/edrv/ws1/x1_build/lin"
> ?
> so practically i would like to separate solutions files and source files.
> Because i am going to have tests running on linux and on windows at the
> same time and solution has about 40 projects, so renegration or import
> would just drive me crazy i guess.
> Debugger support: Is there any way to use LLDB or GDB on windows? Is LLDB
> supported on linux?
> Thanks in advance, i really appreciate any hint you can give me.
> Markus Mueller

Milian Wolff
mail at milianw.de
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