[CentOS] Re: gcc editor for newbie (Emacs or vim or ?)

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Mon Aug 11 18:30:47 UTC 2008


on 8-11-2008 9:06 AM Lanny Marcus spake the following:
> On Sun, Aug 10, 2008 at 9:07 PM, Vaclav Mocek <little.owl-PkL3B3/Gfv0 at public.gmane.org> wrote:
>> Lanny Marcus wrote:
>>> I downloaded the .pdf version of "Thinking in C++" and I've
>>> begun to read that and I did
>>> yum groupinstall 'Development Tools'   I'm a Newbie Desktop
>>> user, jumping into the deep end of the pool. Should I try to learn
>>> vi (Vim) (which obviously will help me, if I ever need to
>>> administer a remote box)  or install Emacs or something else,
>>> for the gcc editor?  An easy learning curve is strongly preferred,
>>> but, I am 100% aware of the advantages of vi. Recommendations?
>>> TIA!
> <snip>
> 
>> I suggest to install Eclipse and CDT plugin and you get a full IDE
>> http://www.eclipse.org/cdt/
> 
> I will look at Eclipse, but one of my goals is to be able to fix problems on
> a remote box and that will probably require vi.
Then you shouldn't go wrong, because I have yet to be on a linux box or a bsd 
box that didn't have some form or emulation of vi installed.

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