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Re: macos dev environment
We're going to do that in the simple way, which is to copy rather than
symlink. It costs a few megs, but that should be fine.
On Thu, Nov 7, 2019 at 9:12 AM Jon Evans <jon@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I also use CLion. It's okay but not perfect. It's been a while since I've been compiling on my Mac but from what I recall, the most frustrating part is the need to re-generate all of the application packages whenever anything is touched (which is a slow and non-parallel process).
> It's possible that implementing one of the possible fixes for https://bugs.launchpad.net/kicad/+bug/1826649 will also enable faster incremental builds on MacOS
> On Thu, Nov 7, 2019 at 10:07 AM Adam Wolf <adamwolf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> 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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