IDE for Wine Development?

Jerome Leclanche adys.wh at
Sun Oct 10 05:03:17 CDT 2010

KDevelop is a great IDE to work on C/++ code in general; if you get
crashes, you can try to compile it yourself, most of the time it's
outdated packages. For small things I generally use Kate personally,
but I know most wine devs are emacs or vim addicts.

J. Leclanche

On Sat, Oct 9, 2010 at 10:50 PM, Evil Jay <evil at> wrote:
>  The small patches I've submitted previously have been very minor code
> changes that I put together in a text editor.  But today I've been
> perusing the available bug list, and see a couple of more ambitious
> things I would like to try to tackle.
> My question is:  Which IDE/editors do you "real" devs prefer for your
> work on Wine?  This topic doesn't seem to be mentioned in the dev
> faq/guides on WineHQ. I googled to see if others had asked before, but
> if they did I must have not phrased my searches very well.
> I've been playing with KDevelop 4.0.2 for the last hour.  It's
> beautiful, but I haven't had the best experience with it:  It randomly
> crashed 3 times within a short period of first using it.  Oddly, it's
> not crashed since I restarted it from the command line so that I could
> attempt to figure out what the problem is.
> -J

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