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Status Planned for future release
Categories RealTime
Created by Guest
Created on Jul 6, 2022

CMake Support in RTRT

Rational test real time does not support CMake projects, which is a de-facto choice for managing C++ projects now a days. CMake projects, are supported by almost all modern IDEs. Its difficult to create a separate project for RTRT using the sources as setting configurations in RTRT is pretty difficult for each component of a big C++ project.

I suggest to add CMake support in RTRT so that we can automatically open aan existing CMake project in RTRT and can instrument it without needing to add filles and folders separately and doing their settings.

Idea priority Urgent
  • Guest
    Sep 22, 2022

    The feature that is described in this request is a candidate for a future release

  • Guest
    Aug 4, 2022

    How much time, it will take to provide the compilation database support in RTRT? Can it be provided through some patch or it will need new version release ?

  • Guest
    Jul 28, 2022

    Though compilation database can help, but I was talking about a inbuilt "Open CMake Project Template" in studio, which can read the CMakeLists.txt file to open an existing project. Then It would be helpful to open same project in two different IDEs, where one can be used for the actual development (e.g. Jetbrains CLion) and the second one would be RTRT Studio, which would help in instrumentation of that code base. So any setting changed in CMake files or the code would automatically be reflected in both places.

    I case of compilation database, generally IDEs lack much support for it and again we will have to generate the compilation database, every time the CMakeLists.txt script files or the '.cmake' module files changes.

    I think the compilation database can provide basic support but CMake support would be better.

  • Guest
    Jul 26, 2022

    We envision to support CMake projects as following: when creating a new project in Studio or Eclipse, the user will have the capability to add a compilation database provided by CMake, and the project will be populated with the C/C++ files and the compiliation flags found in this database. It should be also possible to do that to update an existing project. Moreover, for project that are not based on CMake, but use makefile, we envision to provide tools to generate a similar database that can be used for the same puprose.

    Is it the feature that you expected?

    Thanks