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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [build] Building on Eclipse - FYI
Date Tue, 31 Oct 2006 16:55:08 GMT
thanks for volunteering.  The only thing I'm concerned about is that you 
get the input from others about general project documentation "vision", 
rather than just re-doing things.

You're doing a good job of it out here on the -dev list.

geir


Konovalova, Svetlana wrote:
> Geir,
> 
> I've checked a brief webcast for those who want to see a step-by-step
> guide to configuring Eclipse, and it seems to be up-to-date.
> But we still have food for thought: "Getting Started with DRLVM" is
> outdated, and "Working with Classlib in Eclipse" seems misplaced. 
> The first doc needs an update (see Nadya's mail: Mon 10/30/2006 6:53
> PM), and can be abridged to reduce purely eclipse-oriented content. We
> can reference Eclipse docs instead
> [http://help.eclipse.org/help32/index.jsp]. And the second doc has been
> updated (see HARMONY-2009), but only related to classlib. 
> Many of the things are pretty generic, and with minimal edits can be fit
> for vm as well. I suggest that we move this doc up to make it more
> visible and edit it so as to apply to the whole project, rather than to
> classlib only. IMHO the "Project Documentation" section is a good place
> for this doc
> [http://incubator.apache.org/harmony/documentation/documentation.html].
> 
> What do you say?
> 
> If you do not mind, I can try to update the doc.
>  
> Best regards,
> Svetlana
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Geir Magnusson Jr. [mailto:geir@pobox.com] 
> Sent: Tuesday, October 31, 2006 2:18 PM
> To: harmony-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Re: [build] Building on Eclipse - FYI
> 
> 
> 
> Konovalova, Svetlana wrote:
>> Nadya,
>>
>> AFAIU the given page is purely classlib-oriented...though I might be
>> wrong here. 
>> It provides info on how to set up Eclipse to develop Java code in
>> Harmony and IMHO doesn't include any tips applying to harmony code in
>> general.
>> I absolutely agree with you that we should have one page describing
> how
>> to work with harmony code in Eclipse. It goes without saying that we
>> need to update info and the help from engineers' side is of great
>> importance here. You might know that there is a brief webcast for
> those
>> who want to see a step-by-step guide to configuring Eclipse. On the
> one
>> hand, it's great, but on the other hand, many screenshots can quickly
>> become outdated. IMHO it's rather complicated to update the video.
> What
>> would you say? Should we keep it as it is?
> 
> Is it actually out of date?
> 
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Sveta
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Morozova, Nadezhda [mailto:nadezhda.morozova@intel.com] 
>> Sent: Monday, October 30, 2006 6:45 PM
>> To: harmony-dev@incubator.apache.org
>> Subject: RE: [build] Building on Eclipse - FYI
>>
>> Sveta,
>> I've taken a brief look at the patch, and I like most of your
>> corrections. The page looks neater this way, and holds important data.
>>
>> One question: can't we say that some of the tips given on the page
> apply
>> to harmony code in general, not just classlib? So a side idea would be
>> to have one page: how to work with harmony code in Eclipse. What do
> you
>> say? 
>>
>> Thank you, 
>> Nadya Morozova
>>  
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Konovalova, Svetlana [mailto:svetlana.konovalova@intel.com] 
>> Sent: Monday, October 30, 2006 6:23 PM
>> To: harmony-dev@incubator.apache.org
>> Subject: RE: [build] Building on Eclipse - FYI
>>
>> Sian,
>>
>> Taking into consideration your comments, I've opened a new JIRA issue
>> [http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HARMONY-2009] and have created a
>> patch for the page "Developing Apache Harmony Class-library Code with
>> Eclipse". Would be great, if you find a chance to look it through. 
>> Hope we'll continue working at developing this aspect of
> documentation.
>> :)
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Sveta
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Sian January [mailto:sianjanuary@googlemail.com] 
>> Sent: Friday, October 27, 2006 3:34 PM
>> To: harmony-dev@incubator.apache.org
>> Subject: Re: [build] Building on Eclipse - FYI
>>
>> Hi Sveta,
>>
>> That sounds like a great idea.  I think the two main things you need
> to
>> do
>> extra on Eclipse on Windows are as follows:
>>
>> 1. Make a copy of vsvars32.bat from your Visual Studio install
>> directory.
>> If you have chosen the defaults when installing you will find it in
>> "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003\Common7\Tools".
>> Copy it
>> to somewhere convenient such as the desktop and add the following line
>> (just
>> below the last line that begins "@set..."):
>> start C:\...\eclipse\eclipse.exe -vmargs -Xmx512M
>> (where ... is the path to your eclipse installation).  NB. using
>> "-vmargs
>> -Xmx512M" is optional, but helpful to stop Eclipse running out of
>> memory.
>> Now just double click on this file to start Eclipse.
>>
>> 2. After you have started Eclipse and checked out Harmony from SVN,
> copy
>> ecj_3.2.jar into ..\eclipse\plugins\org.apache.ant_1.6.5\lib and
> change
>> the
>> Ant settings to include this jar (Window > Preferences > Ant > Runtime
>> then
>> select 'Global Entries' then 'Add External Jars' and add ecj_3.2.jar
>> from
>> the org.apache.ant_1.6.5\lib directory).
>>
>> If you're happy to add that to the document that would be great.
>>
>> On Linux you will also need to do 2, but I'm not sure if there's an
>> equivalent to 1 or not.  Has anyone else tried building in Eclipse on
>> Linux?
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Sian
>>
> 

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