Or makefiles to anyone else…
Two main sections. There is the IDE settings themselves and also the projects Configuration Properties. Note that debugging is in with the IDE and not with the compiler configuration.
Menu -> Tools -> Options…
Scroll Bars: Use map mode for vertical scroll bar, Wide
General -> Enable Just My Code (Turn off for stepping through the STL implementation.
These can also be set via putting all the values in a .props file. More on that later.
Menu -> Project -> Properties
Only use x64 (Debug and Release).
C/C++ -> Language -> C++ Language Standard -> ISO C++ 17 Standard (/std:c++17)
C/C++ -> General -> Warning Level -> EnableAllWarnings (/Wall)
C/C++ -> General -> Additional Include Directories -> “C:\…\cpp\include”
C/C++ -> General -> Treat Warnings as Errors -> Yes (/WX)
- Note this is confusing as there are other locations that will also work.
- Include Directories corresponds to the environment variable
- Additional Include Directories are passed via a command line argument (i.e. the
C/C++ Precompiled Headers -> Not Using Precompiled Headers
TODO: Lots of other changes to get a minimal command line. I would like to justify each option. Currently at this:
/JMC /permissive- /ifcOutput "x64\Debug\" /GS /Wall /Zc:wchar_t /ZI /Gm- /Od /sdl /Fd"x64\Debug\vc142.pdb" /Zc:inline /fp:precise /D "_DEBUG" /D "_CONSOLE" /D "_UNICODE" /D "UNICODE" /errorReport:prompt /WX /Zc:forScope /RTC1 /Gd /MDd /FC /Fa"x64\Debug\" /EHsc /nologo /Fo"x64\Debug\" /Fp"x64\Debug\includeTests.pch" /diagnostics:column
Mark is doing a full time job but likes to have side projects. Currently learning C++ and Vulkan. Other areas of interest are photography and going for long walks.