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Re: [cdt-dev] Missing source/output exclusion filter options in CDT
- From: "Alain Magloire" <alain@xxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 30 Mar 2005 16:41:20 -0500 (EST)
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> When you create a new Java project in the JDT, you will get the option
> to set source exclusion filters via the Source tab in the Java project
> wizard (for existing Java projects, you can also do this via the project
> This option is lacking when you create a new standard/managed make C/C++
> project in the CDT. However, you can set source and output exclusion
> filters after a project has been created via the project properties
> (i.e. the Source and Output tabs in the C/C++ Project Paths settings).
> Unfortunately, if you want to create a new CDT project from a large
> legacy source structure that contains various binaries and other
> non-source files interleaved in the same directory structure as the
> source files, CDT will start to process the full contents of this large
> directory structure as soon as the project is created and before the
> user gets a chance to set appropriate exclusion filters via the project
> properties. This can be a very time and CPU consuming process and
> frustrating experience for the user.
> If the Source and Output tabs in the CDT project properties would be
> available in the CDT project wizards as well, just as in JDT, this issue
> would no longer be a problem.
> What do you think?
Could not have said it better. IMHO, That is the way to go.
Was there a PR about this ?
I do not think it was not a commited item in the milestones for 3.0
but it should be.