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==Using Eclipse CDT4 Generator==
 
==Using Eclipse CDT4 Generator==
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Using the Eclipse CDT4 generator is not different as using another CMake generator.
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In this example I assume the source tree of my project
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is ''/home/eric/certi_src''
  
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<ol>
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<li> Create a build directory and goes there
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    <ol>
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    <li>''mkdir /home/eric/certi_build''
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    <li>''cd /home/eric/certi_build''
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    </ol>
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<li> Launch CMake
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    <ol>
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    <li> cmake -G"Eclipse CDT4 - Unix Makefiles" ../certi_src
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    </ol>
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    After that you will find two eclipse file in your build tree:
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    <ol>
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    <li> certi_build/.project
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    <li> certi_build/.cproject
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    </ol>
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<li> Import the created project file into Eclipse:
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    <ol>
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    <li> Launch eclipse
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    <li> Import project using Menu ''File->Import''
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          [[Image:Capture-EclipseMenuFileImport.jpg]]
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    <li> Select ''Existing projects into workspace'':
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          [[Image:Capture-EclipseProjectsIntoWorkspace.jpg]]
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    <li> Browse where your build tree is and select the root build tree directory
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          [[Image:Capture-Import.jpg]]
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    <li> You get a fully functionnal eclipse project
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          [[Image:Capture-certi_build-Eclipse.jog]]
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    </ol>
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</ol>
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==Using Eclipse CDT4 Generator (CVS enabled project)==
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For
  
 
==Discussion about Eclipse CDT4 Generator limitations==
 
==Discussion about Eclipse CDT4 Generator limitations==

Revision as of 17:33, 28 October 2007

Eclipse CDT 4.0 Generator

CMake generated Eclipse Project for TSP
Eclipse opens CMake project file

There is an Eclipse CDT 4.0 generator being developed on top of the Makefile generators available now (i.e., "Unix Makefiles", "MinGW Makefiles", "MSYS Makefiles", and maybe "NMake Makefiles").

With this generator it is possible to create a set of .project/.cproject files that can be imported in Eclipse as an "Existing Eclipse project".

Since August 1st the Eclipse generator is included in CMake cvs.

If you would like to monitor the changes to the EclipseCDT4 support, you can view the following links which contain the cvs history log for changes to the two main files:

Using Eclipse CDT4 Generator

Using the Eclipse CDT4 generator is not different as using another CMake generator. In this example I assume the source tree of my project is /home/eric/certi_src

  1. Create a build directory and goes there
    1. mkdir /home/eric/certi_build
    2. cd /home/eric/certi_build
  2. Launch CMake
    1. cmake -G"Eclipse CDT4 - Unix Makefiles" ../certi_src
        After that you will find two eclipse file in your build tree:
    
    1. certi_build/.project
    2. certi_build/.cproject
  3. Import the created project file into Eclipse:
    1. Launch eclipse
    2. Import project using Menu File->Import Capture-EclipseMenuFileImport.jpg
    3. Select Existing projects into workspace: Capture-EclipseProjectsIntoWorkspace.jpg
    4. Browse where your build tree is and select the root build tree directory Capture-Import.jpg
    5. You get a fully functionnal eclipse project File:Capture-certi build-Eclipse.jog

Using Eclipse CDT4 Generator (CVS enabled project)

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Discussion about Eclipse CDT4 Generator limitations

Eclipse assume project files (i.e. .project and .cproject) must be at the root of the project tree and a project may be handled by a versioning system (CVS, SVN, ...) iff the root project tree is.

This assumption clashes with the fact that CMake generated files should stay in the build tree whereas source files (which are usually those handled by a versioning system) reside in the source tree.

There has been a fair amount of discussion regarding this problem of the Eclipse CDT4 Generator:

  1. Trouble with CMake + Eclipse + SVN/CVS
  2. *Updated* Eclipse CDT4 CMake Generator - Pre-Alpha version



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