[webkit-dev] New to Webkit development: Eclipse under Linux?

Philip Rogers pdr at google.com
Sat Dec 3 15:29:06 PST 2011


I've used EclipseCDT for Chromium and it works fairly well (syntax
highlighting, debugging, etc). The instructions on this page have
everything you'll need and should work for WebKit as well:

Eclipse's GUI frontend to gdb does have some rough edges but overall works
pretty well.


On Sat, Dec 3, 2011 at 5:25 PM, Dave Tharp <dtharp at codeaurora.org> wrote:

> Has anyone successfully configured Eclipse CDT for Webkit development and
> debugging (gdb) under Linux?  I'd be interested in either :
> a) Some pointers for setting up Eclipse
> - or -
> b) Suggestions for a better (best?) alternative for development/debugging
> under Linux (other than vi / command line gdb.  And "buy a Mac" isn't
> helpful either :-) )
> I've looked at ddd, and nemiver.  They are perhaps viable, but I'd like
> more of a capable IDE, and Eclipse seems a good way to go on the surface.
>  I'd like some advice from the community before I invest the time into
> configuring from scratch if possible.
> Thanks in advance,
> -Dave Tharp
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