CLion 2017.3 Help

Toolchains

File | Settings | Build,Execution, Deployment | Toolchains


Use this page as the reference when creating your toolchain.

Toolchains list

ItemDescription
Toolchains list and toolbar Here you can create or delete a toolchain and modify an existing one:
/help/img/idea/2017.3/add.png - use button to create a new toolchains configuration.
/help/img/idea/2017.3/delete.png - use this button to delete a selected toolchain.
/help/img/idea/2017.3/icon_moveUp.png - use this button to navigate towards the top of the list.
/help/img/idea/2017.3/icon_moveDown.png - use this buttons to navigate towards the bottom of the list.

Toolchain name

Name In this text field, specify the name for the toolchain which you are creating or editing.

Environment (Windows)

Select the preferred environment from the drop down list:

ItemDescription
Visual Studio Choose this item to use Microsoft Visual C++ compiler. In the text field specify the path to the Microsoft Visual Studio home (for example, C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 14.0). To do that, do one of the following:
  • Type the full path to the desired directory.
  • Click the /help/img/idea/2017.3/expand@2x.png button and select the desired home directory from the drop down list.
  • Click /help/img/idea/2017.3/browseButton.png button and select a path from dialog.
MinGWChoose this item to use MinGW. In the text field, specify the path to the MinGW home or use the one detected by CLion.
CygwinChoose this item to use Cygwin. In the text field, specify the path to the Cygwin home or use the one detected by CLion.
Download... Click this link to download the tool currently selected in the drop down list.

CMake

ItemDescription
CMakeIn this field specify the path to CMake home directory you would like to use: bundled or custom.
Make In this field specify the path to the desired Make installation or use the one detected by CLion. than this one.
C Compiler In this field specify the path to the desired C compiler or use the one detected by CLion.
C++ compiler In this field specify the path to the desired C++ compiler or use the one detected by CLion.

Debugger

ItemDescription
Debugger You can switch between the bundled GDB and LLDB (only on macOS or Linux) or choose a custom GDB.
Note: Custom LLDB is not currently supported.
Note: On Cygwin and MinGW-64 CLion will use GDB that comes with those environments.
Last modified: 24 October 2017

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