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CLion 2017.3 EAP: LLDB 5.0 and VCS changes


This week’s CLion 2017.3 EAP build (173.3302.18) is now available!

Download CLion 2017.3 EAP

The highlights of the changes include:

  • Debugger
    • Bundled LLDB was updated to 5.0
      Note, this doesn’t work on CentOS 6.8 now (but will be fixed in the next EAP).
    • Bundled GDB was updated to 8.0.1
  • VCS improvements
    • If you use Tasks & Contexts to manage your tasks, you’ll be glad to know that you can now shelve changes related to your current task when starting a new task. Unshelve the changes when you switch back.
    • When switching between branches, the IDE preserves your workspace and automatically restores it when necessary.
    • It’s now possible to rename changelists from the Shelf tab of the VCS tool window or drag-and-drop a changelist from the Local Changes tab to the Shelf tab and back.
    • When committing git patches from the IDE, the IDE reads the author and commit details provided by git patches.
    • Find more details and samples in the IntelliJ IDEA’s blog.

Full release notes can be found here.

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3 Responses to CLion 2017.3 EAP: LLDB 5.0 and VCS changes

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    Olof says:

    October 19, 2017

    What are the plans for this issue?

    JNA is broken on CentOS 6

    • Anastasia Kazakova

      Anastasia Kazakova says:

      October 19, 2017

      Unfortunately, there is no clear estimation, while we keep an eye on it. Does the workaround suggested in comments work for you?

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        Olof says:

        October 19, 2017

        It would work for me individually, but not great for the whole team so I’m just staying with 2017.2.1.

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