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From: Tom Tromey <>
Subject: Re: Current Eclipse on Red Hat
Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2003 17:43:00 -0000	[thread overview]
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>>>>> ">" == listas  <> writes:

>> 1. What's the current state of Red Hat Eclipse? The packages tell
>> it's 2.1.x but the about box reports many plugins at 2.0.x.

This was a bug in that particular release... the plugins are lying.
It really is 2.1.0-ish.

>> 2. I got sucess compiling Java classes using only gcj/libgcj but I
>> could not find a way to run them using gij, so I had to configure a
>> Sun JVM. That was the end of my free software java ide. :-(

I think we've fixed this internally.  Andrew wrote a patch to tell
eclipse about gij as a java runtime.

You could probably make it work by making a tree with various
symlinks in it.  I think Mark Wielaard did that once.

Also, note that once you do get this working, you still won't be able
to debug with the JDT.  gij doesn't support JDWP, this is a known

>> 3. Any plans to support native Java compilation using gcj?

It would be nice.  I don't think anybody is working on it ATM.
We're taking patches :-)

>> 4. Plans to update to the latest CDT (1.2.0)? It has many nice
>> features that weren't on previous releases.

Internally we're running 2.1.1 with CDT 1.2.0.  I'm not sure when
we'll be releasing it publicly.


      reply	other threads:[~2003-11-25 17:43 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 2+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-11-24 20:37 listas
2003-11-25 17:43 ` Tom Tromey [this message]

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