[Libreoffice] Eclipse CDT IDE & LibreOffice, hints & tips needed

Cedric Bosdonnat cedric.bosdonnat.ooo at free.fr
Tue Aug 9 09:08:44 PDT 2011

On Sat, 2011-07-30 at 00:46 +0200, Thorsten Behrens wrote:
> Olivier Hallot wrote:
> > Can a charitable soul tell me if using Eclipse CDT (or netbeans) for
> > LibreOffice hacking does make sense?
> > 
> > I keep crashing both IDE's upon defining ~/git/libo/ as project, looks like
> > it is too big for the vanilla IDEs (java out of heap space , bla bla bla).
> > 
> What fun, still those pesky IDEs seem unsuitable for any project of
> real-world size. Reportedly, adding only e.g. sw works, though. ;)

even sw isn't that interesting for the indexing is way too slow...
However it's probably much more interesting with gmake than with the old
build system.

Still plain text editor like Vim or Emacs combined with idutils or ctags
is the way to go.

Cédric Bosdonnat
LibreOffice hacker
OOo Eclipse Integration developer

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