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From danga <dgaeth...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Derby Eclipse Plug-in versus JavaDB or Apache Derby
Date Thu, 13 Dec 2007 20:13:33 GMT

I have tried to get the plug-in build with Eclipse but could not succeed. I
am using the latest version of eclipse . Can someone tell me the steps to
get this done


Aaron J Tarter wrote:
> 
> You would need to checkout the source for the UI plugin and build it
> yourself until the patch is applied (I'm not a committer so I can't apply
> it
> myself).  I think the easiest way to build is to checkout the
> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/db/derby/code/trunk/plugins/eclipse/org.apache.derby.uiproject,
> apply the patch, and export the project using the plug-in export
> wizard or the JAR export wizard.  Then, you can install the plug-in JAR as
> you normally would.
> 
> On 10/3/07, danga <dgaethofs@yahoo.com> wrote:
>>
>>
>> Aaron,
>>
>> Thanks for your reply I believe this is exactly what I need but help out
>> here how can I get this working. I am not an expert in java. I am using
>> Eclipse for a long time but not for programming purposes.
>>
>> I assume I have to get the sources of Derby and incorporate the two jars.
>>
>> regards,
>> Danny
>>
>>
>> Aaron J Tarter wrote:
>> >
>> > The current plug-in always includes libraries from the default plug-ins
>> > directory, so custom extension directories will not work.  There is a
>> > patch
>> > that fixes this problem here -
>> > https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-1931.  It uses a classpath
>> > container instead of the ECLIPSE_HOME variable.  The classpath
>> container
>> > adds the JARs from wherever they are installed, instead of assuming
>> that
>> > they are installed in the default plug-ins directory.   Please vote for
>> > this
>> > issue.
>> >
>> > On 9/28/07, danga <dgaethofs@yahoo.com> wrote:
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> Hi there,
>> >>
>> >> I am using the Eclipse Europa RCP platform and lately installed the
>> >> Apache
>> >> Derby Eclipse plug-ins.
>> >>
>> >> Now I have a few questions:
>> >> 1) Since I also have the javaDB installed (Java 1.6) why should I use
>> the
>> >> plug-in ?
>> >> I notice that the same jar files are available ?
>> >>
>> >> 2) Is it not better to download Apache Derby and install it, instead
>> of
>> >> the
>> >> javaDB
>> >>
>> >> 3) My third question is a bit more complex and is about using the
>> Derby
>> >> plugin outside of my eclipse installation using a link file in my
>> eclipse
>> >> environment that points to the directory where the plugp-in is
>> installed.
>> >>
>> >> I have created a separate directory where I unzipped the Apache Derby
>> >> plug-in. The structure of the directory is
>> >> eclipse-extension\eclipse\plugins\ ....
>> >>
>> >> I added the Apache Derby plug-in's in this directory and I created a
>> >> .eclipseextension file.
>> >> Later I created a link file in my eclipse \link directory.
>> >>
>> >> I restarted Eclipse and checked whether the plugins were available
>> using
>> >> Help > About Eclipse SDK > Plugins ... and indeed they are shown.
>> >>
>> >> Now I created a simple HelloWorld plug-in and the moment I try to add
>> the
>> >> Derby nature I get an error message saying that my project is missing
>> the
>> >> required libraries ... org.apache.derby.core derby.jar,
>> derbyclient.jar
>> ,
>> >> derbynet.jar, derbytools.jar
>> >>
>> >> When I look into the properties of my project under Java Build Path I
>> can
>> >> see the derby jar-files are available. I can also see that the Plug-in
>> >> dependencies include these jar-files.
>> >>
>> >> The error log says also the project cannot be built until build path
>> >> errors
>> >> are resolved .
>> >>
>> >> I tried afterwards the same thing but now I did not use a link file
>> but
>> >> the
>> >> product configuration manager using add extension location, the
>> problem
>> >> remains.
>> >>
>> >> When I add the plugins to the Eclipse plugin directory there is no
>> >> problem.
>> >>
>> >> What is wrong here and what is the best approach to follow ?
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> regards,
>> >> Danny
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
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>> >>
>> >
>> >
>> > --
>> > Regards,
>> > Aaron J Tarter
>> >
>> >
>>
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>>
>>
> 
> 
> -- 
> Regards,
> Aaron J Tarter
> 
> 

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