Import C/C++ code that doesn't have the project metadata in CVS

To check out existing C/C++ code that doesn't have the project metadata in CVS:

  1. Right-click the module or directory in the CVS Repositories view and choose Check Out As… from the menu.

    The IDE shows the Check Out As wizard.

    Figure 1. The Check Out As wizard.
  2. Choose how to check out this project:
    • as a project configured using the New Project wizard
    • as a new project in the workspace
    • as a Makefile C/C++ Project – if you need to create your own Makefile to integrate with an existing build process
  3. Choose the workspace location for this project, and then specify the CVS tag to check out. Click Finish to exit the Check Out As dialog.
  4. Click Next to continue.
  5. If you're creating or checking out a QNX project:
    1. Right-click the new project in Project Explorer view and choose Properties.
    2. Click the Build Variants tab, which shows a warning:

    3. Select the build variants that are already present in the project's folder structure, and then click OK.
  6. If you're creating a Makefile C/C++ project, create a new Makefile with appropriate all: and clean: targets.