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Re: A question about development environments for Kicad...


Many developers develop on Linux, some develop on Windows, and only a
few develop on MacOS.

Adam Wolf

On Thu, Sep 7, 2017 at 8:32 PM, Terry Gray <twgray2007@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> As a new addition to this group I have a question.  What are the prevalent
> dev. environments used by the primary Kicad developers. This might seem an
> inconsequential query, but I have a good reason for asking.  As far as I can
> discern (and I am hoping you guys can help clear this up for me) the current
> project structure doesn't seem to lend itself to the normal edit, build,
> debug cycle.  At least as far as I can tell.  The built executables won't
> execute in place with them in their corresponding project directories...that
> is to say, Kicad will execute but it can't instantiate eeschema because it
> can't find all the libraries.  I am currently performing a make install, to
> a local directory, to keep from corrupting my working installation, and I
> can debug from there but I can't edit interactively since the embedded .elf
> code isn't the original source.  Can someone clear this up for me?
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