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

Lanny Marcus lmmailinglists at gmail.com
Mon Aug 11 16:06:58 UTC 2008

On Sun, Aug 10, 2008 at 9:07 PM, Vaclav Mocek <little.owl at email.cz> 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!

> 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.

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