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Installing and Using Cygwin™ and Eclipse™

This example shows how to use Eclipse™, a free software integration development environment (IDE). You can use Eclipse™, and Cygwin™, a free compiler, for examples in the modules Integrating Generated Code into the External Environment and Testing the Generated Code.

Create a New CDT Managed Make C Project

1. Select File > New > Project.

2. In the New Project dialog, click C > Managed Make.

3. Name the project PCG_Eval_P5_Eclipse and set the location to the build folder.

4. Set Project Type to Executable (Gnu on Windows).

Configure the Debugger

1. Select Run > Debug.

2. Click C/C++ Local Application node.

3. Click the Start New Configuration toolbar button.

4. Select project name PCG_Eval_P5_Eclipse under C/C++ Local Application; the name gets populated in the Name field.

5. Select the executable file.

Start the Debugger

1. Click the Debug toolbar button and, from the menu, select project PCG_Eval_P5_Eclipse.

The first time you run Eclipse™, you will get an error related to the Cygwin path.

2. Click Edit Source Lookup Path.

3. Click Add

4. Select Path Mapping and click OK.

5. Select Path Mapping.

6. Click Edit.

7. Click Add.

8. Type \cygdrive\c\ in the Compilation path field.

9. Type c:\ in the Local file system path.

Use Eclipse™ Commands

  • F5: Step into

  • F6: Step over

  • F7: Step out

  • F8: Resume

  • Ctrl+Shift+B: Toggle break point

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