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From Egor Pasko <egor.pa...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: FW: [build] Building on Eclipse - FYI
Date Thu, 09 Nov 2006 11:01:09 GMT
On the 0x21C day of Apache Harmony Sian January wrote:
> Hello again,
> 
> I have had a closer look at the  "Developing Apache Harmony Class-library
> Code with Eclipse" page, and I have noticed that the "Configuring Eclipse"
> and "Develop and Test Code" sections are quite class-library specific.
> Would it be better to leave those sections as they are and add a "Developing
> DRLVM with Eclipse" section on the same page?

To the moment I am not aware of anybody who would use Eclipse for
DRLVM development. So, it's too early to add a page like this.
 
> Thanks,
> 
> Sian
> 
> 
> 
> On 07/11/06, Konovalova, Svetlana <svetlana.konovalova@intel.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> > Sian,
> > Sorry for delay in response.
> > >I'd like to help with documentation but I don't want to duplicate any
> > work
> > >that you are in the middle of, so let me know if there's anything
> > specific >I can do...
> > Thanks for your desire to help!
> > Well, let's work at the page "Developing Apache Harmony Class-library
> > Code with Eclipse"
> > [http://incubator.apache.org/harmony/subcomponents/classlibrary/dev_ecli
> > pse.html] first, if you do not mind.
> > AFAIK the majority of items on the page can equally apply to DRLVM and
> > classlib. IMHO would be great to edit the page to remove unnecessary
> > focus on classlib, to make the page equally relevant for vm developers.
> > To my mind, the introductory sections should be removed, as they are
> > about generalities that do not always relate to the header of the page.
> > Could you please take a close look at the page and create the patch to
> > improve the content and to remove all classlib-specific info? You can
> > use Harmony-2009 for it. It would be a great impact into development of
> > the site documentation for sure! If you need my help, just let me know.
> > The second idea is to move the page up, not to store it in
> > subcomponents/classlib. To make it easily accessible, we can store it in
> > top xdocs folder and link to the page from documentation.html, quick
> > helps and other build-development web pages.
> > If you do not have any objections, I can create a patch with the
> > necessary links.
> > What do you think?
> >
> > Best regards,
> > Sveta
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Sian January [mailto:sianjanuary@googlemail.com]
> > Sent: Thursday, November 02, 2006 2:23 PM
> > To: harmony-dev@incubator.apache.org
> > Subject: Re: [build] Building on Eclipse - FYI
> >
> > Hi Sveta,
> >
> > Thanks for all your work on this.  I think you're right about the
> > Eclipse
> > information - I think most of it is fairly generic and it would be good
> > to
> > have it in the "Project Documentation" section.  I believe the new
> > details
> > about the ecj jar and the PDE-related settings are classlib-specific (-
> > Dpde.jreProfile=none etc), but that could probably be mentioned in the
> > document.
> >
> > I'd like to help with documentation but I don't want to duplicate any
> > work
> > that you are in the middle of, so let me know if there's anything
> > specific I
> > can do, or if you're nearly finished then I can leave this area to you
> > and
> > get involved in the future.
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Sian
> >
> > On 31/10/06, Konovalova, Svetlana <svetlana.konovalova@intel.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > Sian,
> > >
> > > Thank you so much for your positive feedback and appreciating the
> > page.
> > >
> > > This page is only related to classlib. But IMHO 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. To my mind, the "Project Documentation" section is a
> > good
> > > place
> > > for this doc
> > >
> > [http://incubator.apache.org/harmony/documentation/documentation.html].
> > >
> > > How about that?
> > >
> > > As for the "GS with DRLVM" doc, it needs an update, and can be
> > abridged
> > > to reduce purely eclipse-oriented content. We can remove unnecessary
> > > screenshots as well.
> > >
> > > Feel free to take an active part in updating the doc, if you have time
> > > and desire :)
> > >
> > > Best regards,
> > > Sveta
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Sian January [mailto:sianjanuary@googlemail.com]
> > > Sent: Monday, October 30, 2006 8:14 PM
> > > To: harmony-dev@incubator.apache.org
> > > Subject: Re: [build] Building on Eclipse - FYI
> > >
> > > Hi Sveta,
> > >
> > > Thanks for doing that - I have had a look through your patch and it
> > > looks
> > > really good.
> > >
> > > Your suggestions for changes to the DRLVM document look good too.  I
> > > couldn't really find any good links for getting started with Java
> > > programming in Eclipse on their website, the only thing that came
> > close
> > > was
> > > this - http://help.eclipse.org/help32/index.jsp, which has some
> > getting
> > > started tutorials within the page.  There might be some better
> > articles
> > > out
> > > there on other sites though, or we could just direct people to the
> > help
> > > system or 'cheat sheets' within their Eclipse installation.
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > >
> > > Sian
> >
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Sian January
> 
> IBM Java Technology Centre, UK

-- 
Egor Pasko


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