PLUGIN_RELEASE-NOTES-2.1.4.txt has been created by Tim McConnell (Apr 07, 2009).

Release Notes -- Apache Geronimo Eclipse Plugin -- Version 2.1.4 -- 20090406210509

Helpful URLs
Geronimo Devtools:                
Geronimo Eclipse Update Site:     
Bug Tracking:                     
Quick start - fast and easy development:
5-minute Tutorial using GEP:      

System Requirements
1. Java J2SE 1.5.0 or greater, and a platform that supports it

2. Eclipse IDE for Java EE Developers (Ganymede or Europa), which is platform-specific

   -- Get Eclipse from

3. Geronimo server (2.0.x or 2.1.x)

   -- Get a Geronimo server from

You will likely need to increase the default setting for maximum PermGen size
for your Eclipse installation (especially for Sun's JDK 1.5.0_x on the Windows
platform) to prevent "java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: PermGen" errors. From the
command line you can use:

        eclipse -vmargs -Xms128m -Xmx512m -XX:MaxPermSize=128m

Or you can edit your eclipse.ini file. An example is shown below but remember
that each argument has to be on seperate lines:


Geronimo Eclipse Plugin Version 2.1.4 Enhancements

1. Numerous enhancements to the Geronimo deployment plan editors

2. Custom Geronimo server assembly support 

3. Geronimo server plugin support 

4. GEP is packaged as a single feature that provides v20 and v21 server support

Installation Instructions


Bug Fixes and New Features

GERONIMODEVTOOLS-350 Update "Source" view with unsaved changes in Deployment Plan Editor, or prompt user to save before switching to "Source" view

GERONIMODEVTOOLS-365 Application deployment plan editor improvements

GERONIMODEVTOOLS-377 Need way to manage the adminobject list

GERONIMODEVTOOLS-384 Unable to set relationships

GERONIMODEVTOOLS-385 Web application deployment plan editor improvements

GERONIMODEVTOOLS-521 Sign features so the eclipse update manager recognizes them as signed

GERONIMODEVTOOLS-522 has a trailing backslash in it

GERONIMODEVTOOLS-524 Need ability to perform Custom Server Assembly

GERONIMODEVTOOLS-526 st.v21.ui plugin.xml needs internationalization

GERONIMODEVTOOLS-528 Refactor common testsuite plugin to reduce duplicate code

GERONIMODEVTOOLS-530 Faile to show EJB Security Role in security UI

GERONIMODEVTOOLS-532 Surface the publish timeout time in the server properties tab like all the other publishing attributes (e.g., publishing interval)

GERONIMODEVTOOLS-535 Add support for installing from update site for IBM RAD v7.5

GERONIMODEVTOOLS-536 Fail to launch browser when run a dynamic web application on server via GEP

GERONIMODEVTOOLS-539 Run as --> Run on Server testcase for dynamic web application

GERONIMODEVTOOLS-543 Investigate and determine if the JVM arguments that are used for Eclipse should be the same ones used for the Geronimo server

GERONIMODEVTOOLS-544 Add wizard for converting applications into Geronimo plugins

GERONIMODEVTOOLS-545 Initial version of the Server Plugin Manager code

GERONIMODEVTOOLS-546 Add summary page to Server Plugin Manager

GERONIMODEVTOOLS-547 Code cleanup on Server Plugin Manager

GERONIMODEVTOOLS-548 Combine Custom Server Assembly and the Plugin Server Manager into one wizard.

GERONIMODEVTOOLS-549 Write documentation for the Plugin Server Manager

GERONIMODEVTOOLS-550 Sharedlib problems when root directory of the project in the Eclipse workspace is different than project name

GERONIMODEVTOOLS-551 Update copyright years for 2009

GERONIMODEVTOOLS-554 Warning message about supported JDK version is wrong

GERONIMODEVTOOLS-555 Generated  geronimo-plugin.xml file is empy after converting application to plugin

GERONIMODEVTOOLS-556 Applications List Refresh during create geronimo plugin in GEP

GERONIMODEVTOOLS-558 Testsuite not able to find DefaultSelenium class

GERONIMODEVTOOLS-559 GEP signed feature jar(s) should not display nulls when asking the user if they "trust" the certificate(s)

GERONIMODEVTOOLS-560 Can't Add or Remove AppClient Project via GEP

GERONIMODEVTOOLS-562 Can't install plugin via GEP

GERONIMODEVTOOLS-564 Fail to create plugin via GEP

Release Notes -- Apache Geronimo Eclipse Plugin -- Version 2.1.4 -- 20090406210509

@version $Rev: 762582 $ $Date: 2009-04-06 20:48:10 -0400 (Mon, 06 Apr 2009) $

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