[Geany] Geany as Windoze noob's learning tool

Thomas Martitz thomas.martitz at xxxxx
Sun Aug 12 18:26:39 UTC 2012

Is cl.exe preinstalled? I thought you need visual studio which I wouldn't consider out of the box.

Best regards

-----Original Message-----
From: Matthew Brush <mbrush at codebrainz.ca>
To: geany at uvena.de
Sent: So., 12 Aug 2012 19:29
Subject: Re: [Geany] Geany as Windoze noob's learning tool

On 12-08-12 07:54 AM, Ma Xiaojun wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 12, 2012 at 7:45 PM, Enrico Tröger <enrico.troeger at uvena.de> wrote:
>> Nice!
>> However, the page seems to be in a namespace "tag" which was probably
>> not on purpose. But renaming the page isn't that hard.
>> I'd say it should live under /howtos/win32/getting-started
> I'm sorry.
> I haven't figured out a way other than duplicate the page in howtos
> and remove the origin page in tags
>> There is a fundamental difference: the GTK runtime is necessary to start
>> Geany at all while a Mingw/GCC environment is only helpful (not even
>> necessary) to write C code with Geany.
>> Please don't mix this.
> You know, there are enough people think that they are using
> Code::Blocks compiler, Dev-C++ compiler, Eclipse compiler or Visual
> C++ compiler.
> So you don't want "Geany compiler", right?


We could always change the default build commands for C and C++ to use 
the Microsoft compiler (cl.exe or whatever) on Windows. Then you could 
compile a C/C++ "hello world" application "out of the box".

Matthew Brush
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