[Geany-Devel] [FT-plugins] Proposed "Features"

Thomas Martitz kugel at xxxxx
Wed Aug 31 14:43:48 UTC 2016

Am 31.08.2016 um 16:39 schrieb Matthew Brush:
> I can't speak to all compiler libraries, but at least libclang, 
> libpython and libvala "compile" the source (well just the front-end of 
> the compiler is needed). They literally use the built-in compiler 
> front ends to understand the code. In the case of libclang, it 
> additionally provides helpful methods for performing IDE-related 
> features on the AST, while say with libvala, the ft-plugin would be 
> required to perform it's own analysis of the AST to implement those 
> feaures, which is still a lot less work than in Geany/TM since it has 
> access to the full AST/context and the ft-plugin need not fear 
> encoding language specific semantics into its logic. 

How do you pass {C,CXX,CPP}FLAGS to libclang? And where do you get them 

Best regards

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