Local vs Remote Projects

PTP can operate on both local and remote projects.

Local projects exist on the local machine (the same machine on which Eclipse is installed). The files of a remote project exist on a remote target machine, which may be the same machine on which the remote build, run, and debug happens, although this can vary.

Remote Development Tools (RDT) is part of the PTP Project and provides the ability for CDT projects to be located and developed remotely. RDT requires a "Remote Provider" for its Remote C/C++ projects. Two types of remote providers are currently available: Remote Tools and Remote Systems Explorer (RSE). You choose which of these your projects uses in the "Remote Provider" selection box of the New Remote Project dialog.

The two types of remote providers currently available are:

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