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From Felix Knecht <>
Subject Re: Studio Maven Build
Date Wed, 21 Nov 2007 18:25:48 GMT
Pierre-Arnaud Marcelot schrieb:
> Hi Felix,
> You can launch any Eclipse plugin from its plugin.xml file,  "Overview"
> tab, by selecting "Testing" > "Launch an Eclipse Application".
> This action will bundle all open projects inside a new instance of
> Eclipse and launch it.
> The case of the RCP application is different.
> It's been a long time since I last tested the RCP application inside
> Eclipse...
> We usually use the Ant build to launch and test the whole RCP
> application for two reasons:
> - we had a lot of problems with the generation of the RCP application
> inside Eclipse before (sometimes Eclipse did not managed to generate the
> application).
> - Apache Directory Studio now contains a certain number of eclipse
> plugins that need to be bundled with it (Ldap Browser plugins, Schema
> Editor plugins, Apache DS Configuration plugins, etc.) and we could not
> tell Eclipse to bundle properly these dependencies when launching the
> RCP product.
> So, to summarize:
> - to test a particular plugin, we launch it inside an Eclipse application.
> - to test the complete Apache Directory Studio RCP App, we build it with
> Ant and launch it.
> Hope this helps,

Yep, thanks for help.

After all I had to accept for myself to that each studio-* has to be imported as an own project
into eclipse ( it's even
written like this in the docu but I resisted to believe however...).

Now I can go back to the mavenization to get it working :).


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