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# [[MinGW_installation|Install MinGW and the GDB debugger]].
 
# [[MinGW_installation|Install MinGW and the GDB debugger]].
MinGW 5.02 allows to choose the SF mirror while 5.03 does not.
 
Either installer allows to downloads/installs "previous", "current" and "candidate" mingw packages.
 
 
# Download and install [http://www.7-zip.org/ 7-Zip]. You need it to extract the nightly build.
 
# Download and install [http://www.7-zip.org/ 7-Zip]. You need it to extract the nightly build.
 
# Download the latest nightly build from the [http://forums.codeblocks.org/index.php?board=20.0 Nightly Builds forum].
 
# Download the latest nightly build from the [http://forums.codeblocks.org/index.php?board=20.0 Nightly Builds forum].
 
# Download the wxWidgets Unicode DLL for Code::Blocks [http://prdownload.berlios.de/codeblocks/wxmsw26u_gcc_cb_wx2.6.3p2.7z].
 
# Download the wxWidgets Unicode DLL for Code::Blocks [http://prdownload.berlios.de/codeblocks/wxmsw26u_gcc_cb_wx2.6.3p2.7z].
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# Download the mingw10.dll for Code::Blocks [http://download.berlios.de/codeblocks/mingwm10.7z].
 
# Unzip Code::Blocks and the wxWidgets DLL to the same directory.
 
# Unzip Code::Blocks and the wxWidgets DLL to the same directory.
 
# Start Code::Blocks and configure GNU GCC compiler.
 
# Start Code::Blocks and configure GNU GCC compiler.

Revision as of 21:50, 20 September 2006

This article describes how to install a nightly build of Code::Blocks.

NOTE: If you have installed Code::Blocks RC1, RC1-1, or RC2; please either uninstall it or make sure you use a different directory. Do not install the nightly build ontop of these release candidates.

Install steps

  1. Install MinGW and the GDB debugger.
  2. Download and install 7-Zip. You need it to extract the nightly build.
  3. Download the latest nightly build from the Nightly Builds forum.
  4. Download the wxWidgets Unicode DLL for Code::Blocks [1].
  5. Download the mingw10.dll for Code::Blocks [2].
  6. Unzip Code::Blocks and the wxWidgets DLL to the same directory.
  7. Start Code::Blocks and configure GNU GCC compiler.

Example

Downloads for one Nightly Install from 2006.08.26:

MinGW-5.0.2.exe 
Note: If you don't install to C:\mingw you have to change the 5 path entries inside
Code::Blocks under settings->compiler and debugger.
mingwm10.7z
wxmsw26u_gcc_cb_wx2.6.3p2.7z
CB_20060826_rev2910_win32.7z