w64devkit VS cmake-init

Compare w64devkit vs cmake-init and see what are their differences.

w64devkit

Portable C and C++ Development Kit for x64 (and x86) Windows (by skeeto)

cmake-init

The missing CMake project initializer (by friendlyanon)
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w64devkit cmake-init
26 43
427 304
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8.0 9.4
about 1 month ago 9 days ago
Dockerfile CMake
The Unlicense GNU General Public License v3.0 only
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w64devkit

Posts with mentions or reviews of w64devkit. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-09-07.
  • Editors/IDEs for C development?(+some more questions)
    1 project | reddit.com/r/C_Programming | 24 Nov 2021
    For me, Vim, make, ctags, basic unix utilities, and a good C compiler are enough for any project of any size. No plugins or anything fancy for Vim, just the built-in :make to build from Vim with error/warning navigation, and ctags to navigate to definitions. I've even built a compact Mingw-w64 distribution around this concept for when I need to work on Windows: w64devkit.
  • w64devkit: Portable C and C++ Development Kit for x64 (and x86) Windows
    1 project | reddit.com/r/planetemacs | 2 Nov 2021
  • PLEASE HELP ME INSTALL VIM
    1 project | reddit.com/r/C_Programming | 1 Nov 2021
    I have a prepackaged solution for exactly this: w64devkit. It includes Vim, standard unix tools, GCC (C and C++), and GDB in a single .zip. Go to "Releases", grab w64devkit-1.10.0.zip (current release, 65MB), unzip anywhere, and then run w64devkit.exe. It runs straight out of the unzipped directory, no installation needed.
  • ideal Programming setup
    1 project | reddit.com/r/C_Programming | 15 Oct 2021
    Vim, ctags, a good shell, standard unix utilities, and a C toolchain. Add the appropriate reference documentation and I can comfortably build anything. While I prefer Linux, I use this setup even on Windows, where I've packaged it all into a .zip under 50MiB.
  • A good C compiler for Windows ?
    1 project | reddit.com/r/C_Programming | 8 Sep 2021
    For years nothing quite fit the bill for me, so I put together a Mingw-w64 distribution, w64devkit. There's no installer, no installation, fully offline, just unzip and run. It only has a static runtime, so you'll never to to distribute runtime DLLs. It includes basic unix tools (BusyBox), GNU Make, Vim, and GDB. It still works with Windows 7, but I haven't tried it with XP. If it's not quite what you want, it's easy to tweak the Dockerfile and produce a customized toolchain.
  • Compiled Rogue 5.4.2 on Windows 10 with VS2019
    2 projects | reddit.com/r/roguelikedev | 7 Sep 2021
    Download w64devkit.zip. This is my own Mingw-w64 distribution that includes compilers and useful development tools. It doesn't require installation, and you can just delete the unzipped directory when you're done if you don't want to keep it.
  • Anybody worked with C++ on Windows with Vim want to talk about their setup?
    1 project | reddit.com/r/vim | 27 Aug 2021
    I've put a lot of energy into this with my own Windows development kit. It includes basic unix tools (Windows port of BusyBox), Universal Ctags, GNU Make, and Vim. It also includes a Mingw-w64 toolchain, though that part's not so useful for you since you're using the VS toolchain.
  • I need to understand...
    1 project | reddit.com/r/gcc | 24 Aug 2021
  • Is cpp compiling in windows a mess or is it just my head?
    4 projects | reddit.com/r/cpp | 23 Aug 2021
    building on the answer of others, if you want to have a look at another distribution of gcc for windows, have a look at w64devkit. I'm mainly a linux/embedded developer, but for the platform-independent projects I have a widows vm setup with this toolchain + cmake and it works
    4 projects | reddit.com/r/cpp | 23 Aug 2021

cmake-init

Posts with mentions or reviews of cmake-init. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-12-01.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing w64devkit and cmake-init you can also consider the following projects:

meson - The Meson Build System

gentoo - [MIRROR] Official Gentoo ebuild repository

llvm-mingw - An LLVM/Clang/LLD based mingw-w64 toolchain

Medo - Haiku Media Editor

dockcross - Cross compiling toolchains in Docker images

Folly - An open-source C++ library developed and used at Facebook.

small - C++ small containers

cmake-init-clang-on-windows - Using LLVM Clang on Windows with CMake