Why this madness?

because another machine is running Debian 10 and codelite v12 is it’s default repository.

so the idea was: build codelite v12 on Debian 9 and be workspace-compatible

well kind of worked.

probably wiser, to install Debian 10 and just go with the (tested and known to work) defaults from the debian repository.

compilation worked, but it fails to detect “where is gdb” and stuff.

hostnamectl; # tested on
         Icon name: computer-laptop
           Chassis: laptop
  Operating System: Debian GNU/Linux 9 (stretch)
            Kernel: Linux 4.9.0-13-amd64
      Architecture: x86-64

# prepare
su - root;
apt install build-essential
apt install cmake
apt install gcc

apt install libssh-dev
apt install libgtk-3-dev
apt install libgtk2.0-dev; # might be optional if v3 is installed
apt install pkg-config
apt install libhunspell-dev
apt install libclang-dev
apt install liblldb-3.8-dev

# Ctrl+D quit root terminal
# become non-root user for build

# download and store in software repo
mkdir /software
cd /software
wget https://codeload.github.com/eranif/codelite/tar.gz/12.0
tar fxvz codelite-12.0.tar.gz

# start the build
mkdir build-release
cd build-release
cmake .. -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release
cmake --build .

this will take a while

what it should produce:

/software/codelite/codelite-12.0/build-release/bin$ ll
total 13M
drwxr-xr-x  2 user user 4.0K 2020-07-25 .
drwxr-xr-x 50 user user 4.0K 2020-07-25 ..
-rwxr-xr-x  1 user user 9.2M 2020-07-25 codelite
-rwxr-xr-x  1 user user  19K 2020-07-25 codelite-cc
-rwxr-xr-x  1 user user 2.5M 2020-07-25 codelite_cppcheck
-rwxr-xr-x  1 user user 6.2K 2020-07-25 codelite-echo
-rwxr-xr-x  1 user user 289K 2020-07-25 codelite_indexer
-rwxr-xr-x  1 user user 345K 2020-07-25 codelite-lldb
-rwxr-xr-x  1 user user  75K 2020-07-25 codelite-make
-rwxr-xr-x  1 user user 295K 2020-07-25 codelite-terminal
-rwxr-xr-x  1 user user 175K 2020-07-25 PHPUnitTests

to start


user can download the binaries here:


sha512sum: codelite-12.0.debian9.tar.gz.sha512sum.txt

step around glibc

ever wanted to know what printf actually does?

su - root; # full root login
apt install nemiver; # gui debugging tool
# which will tell where to store glibc sources
# test-debug a compiled c binary
mkdir -p /build/glibc-vjB4T1
cd /build/glibc-vjB4T1
wget https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/libc/glibc-2.28.tar.bz2
tar fxv glibc-2.28.tar.bz2

# give defaultUser (non-root) access
chown -R defaultUser: /build

now restart debugging with codelite and F11 step into printf

this build is based on: https://github.com/eranif/codelite/releases/tag/12.0

as of today, latest version is v14, find GPL 2 licensed sources here: https://sourceforge.net/projects/codelite/