Need advice on an IDE for autotools and C++

Steve Flynn anothermindbomb at
Sat Sep 1 09:47:26 UTC 2012

On 1 September 2012 03:37, Kevin O'Gorman <kogorman at> wrote:

> I want it to use autotools, and the existing code is C++.  I was never
> really expert in either one.  I don't expect to become so.  I'm hoping
> to muddle through with the help of some IDE or other.  I could use
> suggestions.
> Anybody know a good one?

Eclipse is my favourite freeware IDE, but if you want to go a little
slicker there's Komodo (I've only used it for Python but also supports
c++ and numerous other languages. Also has support for whatever SCS
you prefer (Git, Bazaar, Mercurial, CVS, etc).

I've also recently been playing with Cloud9 which is a web based IDE -
miight want to give that a try. (


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