This article will walk through how to get started with Eclipse C/C++ Development Tools, which were last updated for 2017-2018 toolchains.For instructions on how to use Visual Studio with the NI Linux Real-Time Cross Compile toolchain or Remote Development in Visual Studio, see https://nilrt-docs.ni.com/.The Getting Started content is provided below, and it also installs with the product in the \<National Instruments>\Eclipse\help directory. To view larger images, extract the files from the compressed folder attached to this page, or view the Getting Started content installed with the product.
This tutorial outlines how to create C/C++ projects using C/C++ Development Tools for NI Linux Real-Time, Eclipse Edition, build an executable from your project source code, and run and debug the executable on your NI Linux Real-Time target.
Complete the following steps to configure C/C++ Development Tools for NI Linux Real-Time, Eclipse Edition, for first use:
Before you can run the executable you created in the previous section on your NI Linux Real-Time target, you need to add your target to the project. Complete the following steps to configure your target as a remote system in C/C++ Development Tools for NI Linux Real-Time, Eclipse Edition:
With a successful logon, you establish an SSH connection to your target and enable transferring files to it. In the next section of this tutorial, you copy and run a C/C++ executable on your target.
At this point in the tutorial, your project contains a target and an executable. Complete the following steps to run your C/C++ executable on your target:
In the next section of this tutorial, you explore the debugging functionality available in C/C++ Development Tools for NI Linux Real-Time, Eclipse Edition.
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