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=== Eclipse using GCJ ===
 
=== Eclipse using GCJ ===
Most Linux distributions ship with the GNU Compiler for Java ([http://gcc.gnu.org/java/ GCJ]). Although Eclipse is known to run on GCJ, it is not a reference platform for Eclipse, and therefore it is not tested. It is recommended that a [http://www.eclipse.org/downloads/moreinfo/jre.php Sun, IBM, or BEA JVM] be used instead.  See also the Eclipse platform 3.3 [http://www.eclipse.org/eclipse/development/eclipse_project_plan_3_3.html#TargetOperatingEnvironments reference platforms] list.
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Most Linux distributions ship with the GNU Compiler for Java ([http://gcc.gnu.org/java/ GCJ]). Although Eclipse is known to run on GCJ, it is not a reference platform for Eclipse, and therefore it is not tested. It is recommended that a [http://www.eclipse.org/downloads/moreinfo/jre.php Sun, IBM, or BEA JVM] be used instead.  See also the Eclipse platform 3.3 [http://www.eclipse.org/eclipse/development/readme_eclipse_3.3.html#TargetOperatingEnvironments reference platforms] list.

Revision as of 12:03, 27 September 2007

Contents

Installing

I downloaded and extracted the ZIP file - how do I install Eclipse?

You don't need to install Eclipse. In the extracted folder, simply double-click the eclipse.exe executable file.


Windows issues

I am prompted for a password when extracting the ZIP file

This is a known issue with the Windows extraction utility. Try using a third-party extraction tool:


Extracting the ZIP file fails

This is a known issue with the Windows extraction utility. Try using a third-party extraction tool:

Also, you can try extracting the ZIP file to c:\eclipse.


Linux issues

Eclipse using GCJ

Most Linux distributions ship with the GNU Compiler for Java (GCJ). Although Eclipse is known to run on GCJ, it is not a reference platform for Eclipse, and therefore it is not tested. It is recommended that a Sun, IBM, or BEA JVM be used instead. See also the Eclipse platform 3.3 reference platforms list.