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Ganymede/For Users

This page is for consumers of the Ganymede Simultaneous Release. Testers and early adopters should find this page useful.

Early Access

For using Ganymede, download from (where??? ... or just use the europa and use the new update links?). Depending on how close you want to be to the bleeding edge, there are three ways to get Ganymede project updates. Point your Update Manager at one of these sites:

This is usually the most up to date, but you'll need one URL per project.
Projects that have contributed new bits to the Ganymede Build will be here. This aggregates all the per-project individual sites into one place.
Once a milestone, the latest bits in the staging site will be pushed to production.


You can also get early access to Ganymede zip bundles from the EPP download page, or download individual zips from the projects' download pages.

Milestones and Release Candidates

These dates are subject to change. See Ganymede Milestones for the latest full schedule.

M2 Oct 9 Oct 20
M3 Nov 20
M4 Jan 11
M5 Feb 26
M6 - API Freeze
M7 - RC0
RC1
RC2
RC3
RC4
Ganymede June 25

Communication

Eclipse projects have three communication channels: a mailing list for developers, a newsgroup for users, and Bugzilla. Ganymede, although not a "project" per se, will use the same structure:

  • cross-projects-issues-dev [1] - mailing list for developers and releng
  • eclipse.simultaneous-release (TBC) - newsgroup for users
  • bugzilla (new & search) Eclipse Foundation > Community > Cross-Project