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From "Richard S. Hall" <he...@ungoverned.org>
Subject Re: Sigil progress
Date Tue, 04 Aug 2009 21:01:35 GMT
On 8/4/09 16:58, David Savage wrote:
> Hi there,
>
> Just to let you know some progress on sigil in terms of self hosting.
> I've now managed to get sigil to such a stage where I can build the
> eclipse bundles using the apache sigil ivy integration and run them in
> eclipse to edit the apache sigil source. I'll write up some docs on
> this on the wiki in due course.
>    

Good news.

> The next thing I'd like to look at is runtime support to allow me to
> close the loop and debug sigil using sigil then we should be able to
> make rapid progress. It was discussed that the runtime support should
> probably be based on the RFC 132 launching api. Just wondering if
> anyone can point me in sensible directions in the felix source to go
> look into this?
>    

This goes over some of it:

     
http://felix.apache.org/site/apache-felix-framework-launching-and-embedding.html

You could also grab one of the early access R4.2 specs and read about it 
there.

-> richard

> Also if anyone has any graphics skills sigil is currently lacking any
> form of icons - which gets a bit dreary in the IDE, I've raised an
> issue for this [1] in case anyone wants to jump in and help out...
>
> Regards,
>
> Dave
>
> [1] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FELIX-1336
>    

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