Getting started with CppDepend on Linux

Getting Started with CppDepend on Linux

Two CppDepend versions are available for Linux, The developer edition only available on Ubuntu 2018/2020/2022, and the devops edition available for all Linux distributions:

Devloper Edition for Ubuntu 2018/2020/2022

To test CppDepend for Ubuntu, you can follow these steps:
  • Open a terminal, go to the cppdepend install folder and execute ./VisualCppDepnd.sh to create a new CppDepend project

  • Add the project you want to analyze, it's recommended to analyse a CMake compilatation database file(.json file)
  • Launch the analysis
  • After the analysis is done, the result is available

Devops Edition for all linux distributions

To test CppDepend Devops edition, you can follow these steps:
  • Open a terminal, go to the cppdepend install folder and execute ./CppDepend compilation_commands.json /OutDir /home/test/CppDependOut
    compilation_commands.json is your .json compilatation database file
    /home/test/CppDependOut is the folder where the html report is generated.
  • The HTML report will be generated in the output folder

CppDepend offers a wide range of features. It is often described as a Swiss Army Knife for C and C++ developers.

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