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M2E Development Environment

Revision as of 07:27, 18 December 2013 by (Talk | contribs) (Submitting patches)

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Download and unpack Eclipse latest SDK Kepler build from .

Install m2e 1.4 or newer from .

Clone m2e-core repository. Committers should use ssh:// For read-only access use either git:// or

Import m2e-core as existing maven project. Follow onscreen instructions, allow m2e to install additional software and restart eclipse when requested.

Clone m2e-core-tests repository. Developers should use See for other ways to clone m2e-core-tests repository.

Import m2e-core-tests as existing maven project.

Submitting patches

m2e team only accepts git-format-patch formatted patches attached to eclipse bugzilla. In most cases the following command generates needed patch format from the most recent commit in the git repository.

   git format-patch -1

According to eclipse legal poster, all contributors must have signed Eclipse CLA and their bugzilla email and git commit author must match (otherwise Eclipse git server refuses contribution).

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