wxDev-C++ 6.10.2 released

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Post by aval57 » Sat Apr 07, 2007 3:56 pm

Not sure exactly what happened, but after
  • -removing the 'wxDev-C++ Stable Release' entry in devcpp.cfg and redownloading the 6.10.2 package with WebUpdate...
    -backing up the '~wu3DA.tmp' file in the %temp% folder before allowing WebUpdate proceed...
    -letting WebUpdate fail again, with package manager reporting that it was unable to change devcpp.exe...
    -attempting to open up '~wu3DA.tmp' in package manager and getting the invalid package error...
...miraculously devcpp.exe is now version 6.10.2.0!

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Post by tbreina » Sat Apr 07, 2007 7:12 pm

Since there seem to be some issues with auto updating from WebUpdate, I've placed the 6.10.2 executable along with the installer package on SourceForge. Just rename the devcpp_6.10.2.exe to devcpp.exe and run that executable.

It's always a good idea when upgrading manually to delete the devcpp.ini file (do a file search on your system; it's usually in C:\Documents and Settings\${USERNAME}\Application Data\Dev-Cpp). The file will be automatically re-generated with the corrected settings the first time you run the updated devcpp.exe.

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Post by aval57 » Sat Apr 07, 2007 10:01 pm

tbreina wrote:devcpp.ini... will be automatically re-generated with the corrected settings the first time you run the updated devcpp.exe
Unfortunately all your customizations are lost if you delete devcpp.ini. In the past I've had to backup the %appdata% folder, then selectively copy my custom settings back into the new devcpp.ini and reinsert my custom tools into devcpp.cfg. The attraction of WebUpdate is not having to go through all of this each time.

Btw, if one just swaps devcpp.exe as suggested above without deleting the old devcpp.ini, wouldn't it likely (with a little luck, assuming no big program changes) end up corrected with customizations intact the next time you close wxDev-Cpp?

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Post by tbreina » Sun Apr 08, 2007 8:09 am

aval57 wrote:Btw, if one just swaps devcpp.exe as suggested above without deleting the old devcpp.ini, wouldn't it likely (with a little luck, assuming no big program changes) end up corrected with customizations intact the next time you close wxDev-Cpp?
Yes, it would. The only problems would occur if we changed the makefile generation (i.e. compiler commands). The regex stuff is located in the devcpp.ini file, so you might have some incorrect makefiles (or crashes). For the 6.10.1 to 6.10.2 upgrade, that shouldn't occur. So you'd be safe not to delete the ini file.

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Post by aval57 » Sun Apr 08, 2007 2:56 pm

A separate devcpp.exe download (like in the old days, deja vu all over again :) ) plus a specific mention in the announcement thread as to whether the previous version's Application Data is likely reusable would take the grief out of manual updating.

Many Thanks, Tony, to all of you for the program, and for dealing with all these issues, some of which (like this one) are legacies of dev-c++. WebUpdate, I should also say, is great since for the first time it provides a hassle-free way of keeping wxwidgets up to date.

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Post by Freddy » Wed Apr 11, 2007 3:34 pm

Does this version include support for the new added compilers? (MSVC++ and Digital Mars)?

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Post by tbreina » Wed Apr 11, 2007 7:49 pm

Freddy wrote:Does this version include support for the new added compilers? (MSVC++ and Digital Mars)?
The MSVC++ is in there (as it has been since 6.10). Digital Mars will be in the next major release.

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I've got the source

Post by kin.ming » Sat Apr 28, 2007 11:02 am

I've got the sources of WxDev-C++ successfully.The one who want to get the source as I did should bear in mind that : use "check out " ,which is translated into "导出" in Chinese version .
Joel, I joint . I want to optmise the STL code completion .
Have fun!

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Post by lowjoel » Sat Apr 28, 2007 10:14 pm

Please join the wxdsgn-devs mailing list on SourceForge.

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Post by kin.ming » Tue May 01, 2007 5:38 pm

Joel,How can I join the mailing lists?

I'm fresh in this, would you please do me a favour?


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Post by Plazzmex » Tue May 08, 2007 1:15 pm

I'm new here and i have a question..
What version of minGW the latest wx-devcpp uses? 3.9 ?

thanks.

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Post by lowjoel » Tue May 08, 2007 1:32 pm

3.4 if I am not mistaken. Or else it may very well be 3.3. Do this:

Start > run
Type in cmd, press enter.
cd C:\Program Files\wxDev-C++\bin (or whether you stored the compiler files)
g++ --version

You should see something like this:

Code: Select all

g++ (GCC) 3.4.2 (mingw-special)
Copyright (C) 2004 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.  There is NO
warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
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Post by Plazzmex » Tue May 08, 2007 2:05 pm

yeah. its 3.4.2.
but why?
on the minGW website there is 3.9 version. why there is no upgrade in wxdevcpp?

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Post by lowjoel » Tue May 08, 2007 2:09 pm

There's no mingw 3.9. It is just the windows API.

You can always upgrade it yourself using the Package Manager.

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Post by Plazzmex » Tue May 08, 2007 2:40 pm

so, 3.4.2 is the last version ?
ok..


p.s why I cant compile some examples that is in "c++ for dummies" ?
there is result an error in compilation.

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