[cfe-dev] [LLVMdev] Ninja build available for Visual Studio users

Justin Holewinski justin.holewinski at gmail.com
Thu Jun 14 06:53:27 PDT 2012

On Thu, Jun 14, 2012 at 8:29 AM, Nikola Smiljanic <popizdeh at gmail.com>wrote:

> So the Visual Studio part in the subject of this thread means that
> Ninja can use msvc compiler, and has nothing to do with IDE?

Yes, though you could quite easily create a VS project that invokes ninja
as a custom build step.

> I don't really care about building from VS as long as I can use it to
> debug, but as far as I'm aware this is also tied to project files?

You can setup the debugger for the wrapper project mentioned above if all
you want is VS debugging.  Or you could use WinDbg and friends.

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