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Platform-releng/Incrementing Version Numbers

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Revision as of 09:58, 29 July 2010 by John (Talk | contribs) (Product versions)

Each release of the Eclipse project, version numbers need updating in various places to indicate the version of the release. This page enumerates all the places where version numbers are written, for use as a checklist each release to ensure we update all version numbers correctly.

Product versions

  • org.eclipse.releng.eclipsebuilder/eclipse/buildConfigs/platform/platform.product
  • org.eclipse.releng.eclipsebuilder/eclipse/buildConfigs/platform.sdk/platform.product
  • org.eclipse.releng.eclipsebuilder/eclipse/buildConfigs/sdk/builder/sdk.product
  • org.eclipse.platform-feature/rootfiles/.eclipseproduct
  • org.eclipse.releng.basebuilder/.eclipseproduct

Feature versions

Generally feature versions need updating because some plugins have had changes:

  • org.eclipse.sdk-feature/org.eclipse.platform-feature/feature.xml
  • org.eclipse.sdk-feature/org.eclipse.sdk/feature.xml
  • org.eclipse.sdk-feature/org.eclipse.rcp/feature.xml

Other features updated as needed (CVS, help, JDT, PDE, p2 ui)

Plugin versions

The feature branding plugin versions should match the version of their feature:

  • org.eclipse.platform/META-INF/MANIFEST.MF
  • org.eclipse.sdk/META-INF/MANIFEST.MF

If the doc plugins have changed, their version should match the version of the feature they provide doc for. Since doc plugins don't provide any code, usual version evolution guidelines don't apply:

  • org.eclipse.platform.doc.user/META-INF/MANIFEST.MF
  • org.eclipse.platform.doc.isv/META-INF/MANIFEST.MF

Other places

Feature blurbs (shown in about dialog when selecting a single feature):

  • org.eclipse.platform/
  • org.eclipse.sdk/

Product blurbs (shown in main about dialog):

  • org.eclipse.platform/
  • org.eclipse.sdk/

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