C/C++ IDE support for HotSpot
thomas.stuefe at gmail.com
Wed Mar 22 17:34:41 UTC 2017
last time I checked, there was no support for netbeans on Windows, is that
still the case?
On Wed, Mar 22, 2017 at 4:02 PM, Stanislav Smirnov <
stanislav.smirnov at oracle.com> wrote:
> Hi Mikael,
> why do not you try NetBeans that has openjdk project support out of the
> Best regards,
> Stanislav Smirnov
> > On 22 Mar 2017, at 17:21, Mikael Gerdin <mikael.gerdin at oracle.com>
> > Hi all,
> > I've finally grown tired of manually setting up a hand crafted Eclipse
> CDT configuration for the JVM sources and decided to share my progress
> towards improving the overall situation for JVM developers.
> > To achieve better IDE support without having to add project generators
> for all different kinds of past or future IDEs I've decided to try to
> leverage CMake to do project generation.
> > The idea is to have the JDK build system generate a CMakeLists.txt
> describing all the include paths and definitions required by an IDE to
> interpret the sources correctly.
> > Several modern IDEs natively support CMake but we can also rely on the
> fact that the CMake build system has the ability to generate projects for a
> number of different IDEs. For information about which generators CMake
> supports see
> > https://cmake.org/cmake/help/v3.5/manual/cmake-generators.7.html
> > for your CMake version.
> > To try this out check out (heh) my branch "JDK-8177329-cmake-branch" in
> the jdk10/sandbox forest:
> > http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk10/sandbox/branches
> > So far I've only made changes in the toplevel and hotspot repositories.
> > I've written a short readme in the repo:
> > http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk10/sandbox/raw-file/JDK-
> > It would be great if people tried this out to see if it works on their
> setup but I don't expect it to work on Windows without changing the
> makefile to do path conversion.
> > If we can make this work properly then perhaps we can get rid of the
> Visual Studio generator and rely on CMake to generate VS projects.
> > It would also be great if someone from build-dev could give me some
> hints about how to do the file writing and "vardeps" thing properly.
> > Thanks
> > /Mikael
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