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I'm on a project where the code is currently being developed with QT Creator, using the QT framework. We've run into problem after problem, and we've effectively stopped development until we resolve the problem (one way or the other).

One approach is to force VS2010 to work for us (this is the preferred solution by a very wide margin).

We have to be able to compile using GCC, but my question is this - will the VS2010 debugger work on a GCC application?

Is there a better option that DOESN'T include QT Creator?
Posted 30-Mar-12 4:37am
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Code-o-mat 3-Apr-12 5:54am
   
Just a small addition to bazis' solution, you might try to run a virtual machine -if you have the hardware for it- using e.g. Virtual PC by Microsoft or VMWare player (both are free) to run the linux environment for compiling. Or even the other way around, run Windows and VS on the virtual machine under linux.

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I've never used VS for developing Linux apps... everything in there is geared towards Windows. I'm pretty sure the debugger wouldn't work with a gcc compiled source (since it wouldn't necessarily understand all the build products/ debug information).

You may however, be able to use something like this:
http://visualgdb.com/[^]

Here's the same question asked before (stack overflow):
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2206388/debugging-of-cygwin-gcc-compiled-programs-by-visual-studio-2008[^]
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