DTP Releng

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This page collects resources Eclipse Data Tools Platform (DTP) release engineering.

Building DTP

  • In early March, 2008, DTP has transitioned to a PDE-based build system managed by Xiaoying Gu. This page describes the changes made as a result of this move.
  • How to build DTP from CVS using PDE Basebuilder
  • Details about the former build system used for DTP 1.6 through mid-M6 (early March, 2008) can be found here.

Contributing DTP Milestones and Releases

Working with DTP Map Files

  • An index from plug-in ID to map file(s) can be found here.
  • Information about a map file management plug-in can be found here.

How to check out source code according to map files

An easier way is to use the org.eclipse.releng.tools plug-in (at the end of the platform download page for each build):

- Check out org.eclipse.datatools.releng with the tag you like
For release later than Galileo M5, you may need to check out map projects:

 org.eclipse.datatools.connectivity.releng or
 org.eclipse.datatools.enablement.releng or
 org.eclipse.datatools.modelbase.releng or
 org.eclipse.datatools.sqltools.releng or

It depends on which sub-project you like to check out.

- Choose the map file that contains the project that you are interested in
- Choose context menu > Team > Load Map Projects

This should load all projects defined in map file into your workspace, with the tag in map file.