KDevelop 5.1 Released With LLDB Support, Initial OpenCL, Better Python Support
Written by Michael Larabel in KDE on 21 March 2017 at 07:13 AM EDT. 6 Comments
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KDE's KDevelop integrated development editor is out with a big update.

KDevelop 5.1 features LLVM's LLDB debugger support while retaining GDB debugger support and a new Analyzer run mode with Cppcheck and other analyzers being worked on. Some future analyzer plugins being looked at include Valgrind, clang-tidy, and krazy2.

Also exciting with KDevelop 5.1 is initial OpenCL language support by making use of the Clang capabilities. Support for NVIDIA CUDA files is being worked on for KDevelop 5.2.

KDevelop 5.1 also features improved Python language support, Perforce integration for this commercial revision control system, and a variety of other improvements and fixes.

More details on KDevelop 5.1 are available from the project's announcement at KDevelop.org.
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