No working IDE in FreeBSD!

Eduardo Morras nec556 at
Thu Feb 23 13:43:59 UTC 2012

At 12:22 23/02/2012, O. Hartmann wrote:
>Several time ago I tried to do some development within an IDE, not even
>for lectural and educational purposes. Since most of our software is
>written in C/C++ and OpenCL, I highly prefered ANJUTA, since this IDE
>was highly customizable, flexible and even FreeBSD's ancient outdated
>version in the ports suited our needs.
>Anjuta does not compile anymore for a long time. I do not know why, I
>filed a PR (ports/161494). So I was looking for an alternative.
>I looked for some alternatives. The IDE should be configurable to use
>CLANG. ECLIPSE is to large and it does not fit my purpose. I tried
>devel/CodeBlocks, but CodeBlocks is narrowminded in terms of
>configuration of an alternative compiler and I find it really hard and
>not intuitiv to reconfigure the usage of CLANG.
>devel/anjuta is broken, so no chance. I also tried KDevelop, since many
>of our Linux based scientists feel good having this very popular IDE,
>but it is marked "broken" on FreeBSD.
>Before I waste more time on searching for a suitable IDE apart ANJUTA,
>I'd like to ask people here what alternative they would suggest if the
>focus is devel/anjuta. Eclipse is no way, KDevelop is broken, CodeBlocks
>is incapable of being easily adapted to CLANG.
>Befor people tend to start a flame war: yes, I'm fine with vi and I'm
>also fine with vim/gvim, but our students need to have the opportunity
>to work with an IDE and our projects are partially that large, so an IDE
>is needed.
>Thanks a lot for your patience and recommendations in advance.

Codelite, i use it and works fine (Freebsd 8.2) with Clang. Version 
on ports is 3.0 not 3.5. On the webpage you have information about 
how to configure for use with clang/llvm.


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