Compiling C in KDE

Derek Broughton news at
Tue Jul 11 13:09:00 UTC 2006

James Gray wrote:

> Now, whenever you edit your file in Kdev, you simply save it, open a
> command prompt, change to the same directory your assignment is in (Kdev
> can do this right in the IDE) and type "make" and hit enter.  Voila!!
> You now have an executable called "mycprog" in the same directory as the
> source.

Aw, come on - what's the use of an IDE that you need to go out to a command
line to make the project?  I used to use KDevelop and had no such problems,
but it's been years since I wrote a C program.  If that's what it's like
now, I'll stick with Eclipse (which I'm already using for Python and Java,

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