Subject: Re: [boost] Switch to CMake -- Analysis
From: Daniela Engert (dani_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-07-25 05:23:29
Am 25.07.2017 um 00:04 schrieb Tim Blechmann via Boost:
>>> otoh, developers who like IDEs may have a higher productivity due to
>>> debugger integration.
>> Sure. At least in windows you can open an executable as a project with
>> Visual Studio and debug it flawlessly.
> if you drop the exe into the ide, you can debug, but does it run the
> executable with specific command line options in a specific working
> directory in a specific environment?
Yes, that's totally up to you.
> and/or does it populate a project
> with source files involved
No it does not. It treats the binaries as kind of a project file.
> and does it create a code model to allow
> source navigation as in native msvc project files?
Yes, I can see no difference here.
> debugging may be possible, but the UX will probably differ ...
It does: the solution explorer window is mostly empty. Besides that you
see no difference in UI and behaviour.