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Re: Include Boost installation instructions in build-msw.txt?


On 6 May 2013 13:34, Dick Hollenbeck <dick@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On 05/06/2013 02:28 AM, Travis Ayres wrote:
> > Hi everyone,
> >
> > I'm following along with build-msw.txt; should simple instructions for
> boost be included?
> > Installing Boost with MinGW (so far) is a bit of a pain, and it could
> save people some
> > time. The rest of the instructions were well written and concise.
> >
> > I'm even thinking it might be useful to include some info on doxygen and
> how to setup
> > something like Code::Blocks for KiCad. I'm in the process of figuring
> all this out anyway
> > - I could document it if there's any interest?
> Code blocks might make you a nice editor and a nice debugger.  But our
> build system is
> CMake, and that is unlikely to ever change.

CMake has a CodeBlocks generator (-G "CodeBlocks - MinGW Makefiles") - in
fact it is used by KiCad-Winbuilder because it generates a CodeBlocks
project file and GNU Makefile. KiCad-Winbuilder just uses the Makefile
direct, but I personally tend to use CodeBlocks for code development so the
project file is there.

So big-up CMake again! :D

Best Regards, Brian.