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    How to become an Eclipse committer in 20 minutes and fork the IDE How to become an Eclipse committer in 20 minutes and fork the IDE Presentation Transcript

    • How to become an Eclipsecommitter in 20 minutes andto fork the Eclipse IDE
    • Lars VogelEclipse committerEclipse and Android developerCompany founderJava Championvogella.com reaches 1.5million readers per month
    • t er t m mi co a E om e ID ec e b ps s li l et Ec t t he rs kFi f or n T he
    • Tradionally the Eclipse programmingmodel made it easy to addsomething ontop of Eclipse.
    • But what about changing the Eclipse IDE or framework?
    • New developers It is Open Source, how hard can it be?
    • This isreally hard.
    • I use IntelliJbecause Eclipse sucks
    • I hopesomeone fixes this bugbecause it is reallybad.... for me
    • A new ageGitTychoCBIGerrit
    • Eclipse sourcehttp://git.eclipse.org
    • Search box
    • Git clonegit clone git://git.eclipse.org/gitroot/e4/org.eclipse.e4.tools.git
    • You fix and you commit (locally)
    • Now you are acommitter
    • All right, I go and help Debian in this case.. But, your patch orGerrit request never gets reviewed...
    • I use IntelliJbecause Eclipse sucks
    • Or you can...
    • Fork you!Yeah!
    • Eclipse Tycho
    • Repository Plug-ins
    • Modules to build
    • Component pom.xml
    • Targetmvn -clean install
    • Lets start small I build the e4 tools
    • Reality# Clone the releng repogit clonegit://git.eclipse.org/gitroot/e4/org.eclipse.e4.releng.git# Install the CBI build configurationmvn -f org.eclipse.e4.releng/cbi/eclipse-parent/pom.xmlclean installgit clonegit://git.eclipse.org/gitroot/e4/org.eclipse.e4.tools.gitmvn -clean install
    • Simplification in its makingBug 386114 - Avoid duplication of id and version in pom.xmland MANIFESTBug 403237 - o.e.e4.tools cannot be build with "mvn cleaninstall"Bug 361722 - [patch] Unable to install root level features intoproduct install
    • Build your own Eclipse IDE All the cool kids are forking Eclipse these days
    • Build Eclipse IDE# clonegit clone -b master --recurse-submodules git://git.eclipse.org/gitroot/platform/eclipse.platform.releng.aggregator.gitgit fetch origingit merge origin/mastergit pull --recurse-submodulesgit submodule update# fix manifest.mf to pom.xml versionscd eclipse.platform.releng.aggregator/mvn -Dtycho.mode=maven -Dmaven.repo.local=${WORKSPACE}/.repositoryorg.eclipse.tycho:tycho-versions-plugin:update-pom# buildmvn clean install -Pno-bree-libs -Dmaven.test.skip=true
    • Your own Eclipse IDE build
    • Apply modification Clone the corresponding repo Create new repo at GithubPush your changes to Github andmerge them everytime before the build
    • vogella Eclipse IDE buildDistribution:http://download.vogella.com/kepler/I-Build/sdkp2 repohttp://download.vogella.com/kepler/I-Build/
    • Demo provided by l33t labs (L33tLabs.com)
    • Follow our CBI Build on Twitterhttps://twitter.com/eclipsecbi
    • Where to go from herehttp://wiki.eclipse.org/CBI Eclipse IDE CBI Buildhttp://www.vogella.com/articles/Git/article.html Git tutorialhttp://www.vogella.com/articles/EGit/article.html EGit tutorialhttp://www.vogella.com/articles/EclipseTycho/article.html EclipseTycho tutorial
    • For fhe love of Pete!I fix this bug!
    • Thank youFor further questions:Lars.Vogel@gmail.comhttp://www.vogella.comTwitter http://www.twitter.com/vogellaGoogle+ http://gplus.to/vogella