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Galileo/Final Daze/Modeling Project

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Revision as of 12:05, 18 June 2009 by Nickboldt+bugzilla.gmail.com (Talk | contribs) (Projects)


Below is the list of projects in Galileo which have components. (GEF, GMF, and TMF-Xtext are also in Galileo but are single-component-projects.)

Please ensure that for projects w/ multiple component, only one component promotes their bits at a time. I suggest that each component lead should sign up below with the time they plan to do their promote below, so that no overlapping occurs. It's probably also wise to use #eclipse-modeling on IRC to support more immediate conversation/coordination.

Note that it's perfectly acceptable for multiple projects to publish concurrently, since they each have separate update sites. The only limitation is on components who share a common site.


   EMF (Core) 
   Query, Transaction, Validation, 
   Net4j, CDO 


   EMF Compare 
   Ecore Tools 


   UML2 Tools 






What exactly to do for modelling projects and when?

Last year we met on IRC in #eclipse-modeling to make sure that projects were published in the correct order:

Ganymede/Final Daze/Modeling Project

The only real limitation w/ the current system is that people should NOT PROMOTE their final, renamed or rebuilt builds AT THE SAME TIME within the same project, as this will corrupt the p2 metadata generation process, and you'll end up with an unusable update site.

Seems like we should make our release build on Monday but should not promote them, right?

You can promote them as soon as they're ready; there's a file in CVS which controls the visibility of R builds, for example:


If there's a build ID listed in that file, it will NOT be shown on the downloads page, but will be available for the mirrors to pick it up and replicate it. If you remove the entry in the file, it will mark the build visible on www.eclipse.org.

You can even control this file from the promo.php page you use to promote builds:


As to when to make your builds visible, see Wednesday 6/24 @ 08:30 - 09:00 EDT.

But update site are created only if one promote them, is there a workaround?


What about .build files?

Create them by hand, or create them as part of the publishing/promoting script. Your choice. You can also generate them using /home/www-data/build/modeling/scripts/promoteToEclipse.sh and the -coordsiteonly galileo flag. Run the script without options to get detailed usage instructions re: the other required flags.