Adding the Compiler to Eclipse*

The following topic applies to Eclipse* for C/C++.

The Intel® C++ Compiler for Linux* OS provides integrations for the compiler to Eclipse* and CDT that let you develop, build, and debug your Intel® C/C++ projects in an integrated development environment (IDE).

To add the Intel® C++ Compiler product extension to your Eclipse* configuration:

  1. Start Eclipse*.
  2. Select Help > Install New Software.
  3. Next to the Work with field, click the Add button. The Add Repository dialog opens.
  4. Click the Local button and browse to the install_dir/eclipse_support/cdt8.0/eclipse directory.
  5. Click OK.
  6. Make sure Group items by category is not checked.
  7. Select the options beginning with Intel® you wish to integrate, and click Next.
  8. Follow the installation instructions.
  9. When asked if you want to restart Eclipse*, select Yes.

When Eclipse* restarts, you can create and work with CDT projects that use the Intel® C++ compiler.

For more complete information about compiler optimizations, see our Optimization Notice.