Subject: Re: [boost] IDE for developing Boost
From: Mateusz Loskot (mateusz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-12-20 14:44:25
On 6 September 2012 at 20:01, Jim Bell <Jim_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On 9/6/2012 8:07 AM, Lars Viklund wrote:
>> On Thu, Sep 06, 2012 at 11:51:25AM +0100, Paul A. Bristow wrote:
>>> Seems a hassle to get a recent compiler like g++ 4.7 or Clang on Windows
>>> (default is gcc 3.4.4).
>> You can trivially acquire a gcc-4.7+ or clang-3.x from mingw-w64, or a
>> gcc-4.6-ish from TDM.
>> Whether they and their gdb meshes into the ad-hoc madness interfaces
>> that GCC-using IDEs, that's a different thing of course.
>> They work reasonably well for me with Qt Creator which I resort to when
>> I have to do C++.
>> Eclipse CDT was utterly about a year ago, with multi-second pauses as
>> you type into a C++ source file, eventually resulting in
>> "internal error while displaying internal error".
> I switched from Eclipse to QtCreator a year or two ago. Both very cool (I
> heard JavaBeans was too), but QtCreator was just a teensy bit cooler,
> faster, and took 1/10th the memory footprint (which mattered on a big
> project's parallel build on my old 4GB RAM machine). Haven't looked back.
Some time ago I developed Boost.Build Plugin for Qt Creator
It's a prototype or an early stage, but ready to give it a go, I'd say.
-- Mateusz Loskot, http://mateusz.loskot.net