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Re: macos dev environment


I use CLion, but I also would love to see kicad-mac-builder improved
to the point where it could do the right things for dev, as well.


On Thu, Nov 7, 2019 at 7:45 AM Jonatan Liljedahl <lijon@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Are there any developers on macOS that would like to give me some
> hints on how to set up a good environment? Currently I'm using
> kicad-mac-builder, but it's not well suited for the kind of iterative
> rebuilding during development.
> 1. It applies the patches each time.
> 2. It resets the git repo each time.
> 3. It re-downloads all docs etc each time.
> 4. It does not rebuild the changed source files.
> So for now, I've just commented out the docs dependency and commands
> for applying the patches and resetting git, etc.
> But it still does not rebuild when I change some source file, so I need to do:
> make -f CMakeFiles/Makefile2 CMakeFiles/kicad.dir/clean
> and rebuild, which probably takes more time than needed.
> --
> /Jonatan
> http://kymatica.com
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