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Re: Debugging Kicad, can this be done with Qt creator?


Hi Cedric,
I've heard good things about arch linux but didn't get a chance to try it yet.
My guess is that this kind of development steps are not so documented because people are using different ways and flavors for build and debugging KiCad.
Nevertheless, it would be good to have it documented somewhere..

Have a good new year too!

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Sent: 30 December 2018 14:19:55
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Subject: [Kicad-developers]  Debugging Kicad, can this be done with Qt creator?

Hi Mario,

I have done the lazy route by using arch linux (manjaro) and opening the project in Qt. The first breakpoint has been hit, so I can start my devel work :-) .

I will reinstall manjaro, and document the steps I've taken. Then I will post a patch on compile.md.

Cheers and happy new year,

>Hi Cedric,
>I have no experience with that scenario on Windows.
>Looks you tried to open cmake project directly with QT,
>another possibility as I describe before is to do everything manually (eg on your command shell ) and use QT as an editor and trigger external builds. Maybe just need to change make calls or point to the right build kit.. but I am not sure.
>Libraries dependencies is also a very difficult ( for me ) subject on Windows, some other people could help you.
>If you want go easy and lazy, using some Linux environment is better to build kicad ;)

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