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This page is a start page that describes the current situation of Riena running on E4. This bug is also references by [Bug 370445]

Riena - today

  • You can read about the concept of Riena Navigation/Application model/concept on this wiki page Riena/Navigation
  • Base UI Concepts are found under Riena/UIConcepts

Setup Targetplatforms

  • Start an Eclipse IDE with an empty workspace
  • Go to Target Platform in Preferences and setup two Target Platforms

Setup workspace

  • Select 3.8 as your active target platform
  • Clone the Riena Repo from Git using the URL git://git.eclipse.org/gitroot/riena/org.eclipse.riena.git
  • open the org.eclipse.riena.releng projectSet.psf file and checkout the projects that are listed there into your workspace
  • all the remaining "compile errors" are because there is no API baseline set, you can change the warning for that to ignore (in the Preferences) and you should have a workspace with no compile errors for 3.8

Start the Riena example based on 3.8

  • Target Platform 3.8 is still the activated one (from the setup)
  • Start the launcher "SWT Example Application", make sure you switch to the plugins tab and click "Add required plug-ins"
  • If all goes well that should bring up a working Riena example client
  • You can click in the navigation (left and top) and see the Riena navigation as it is supposed to work

Start the Riena example based on 4.2

  • Switch the Target Platform to 4.2
  • You get compile errors.
    • Open SubApplicationView
    • comment out the line in error (we use an internal Workbench method :-) and the if statement around it
    • if you later switch back to 3.8 its important to put the statement back in place
  • Start SWT Example Application launcher as above (click on Add required plug-ins)
  • remove the following plugins from the launcher before you start
    • org.eclipse.riena.communication.console
    • org.eclipse.equinox.console

You will get errors about the a missing equinox.console bundle that you can ignore. You also get this error:


at org.eclipse.e4.ui.internal.workbench.ModelServiceImpl.<init>(ModelServiceImpl.java:92) at org.eclipse.e4.ui.internal.workbench.swt.E4Application.createDefaultContext(E4Application.java:482) at org.eclipse.e4.ui.internal.workbench.swt.E4Application.createE4Workbench(E4Application.java:172) at org.eclipse.ui.internal.Workbench$4.run(Workbench.java:548) at org.eclipse.core.databinding.observable.Realm.runWithDefault(Realm.java:332) at org.eclipse.ui.internal.Workbench.createAndRunWorkbench(Workbench.java:534) at org.eclipse.ui.PlatformUI.createAndRunWorkbench(PlatformUI.java:149) at org.eclipse.riena.navigation.ui.swt.application.SwtApplication.createView(SwtApplication.java:72)