SMILA/Documentation/HowTo/Howto set up dev environment
Setup an Eclipse instance/installation for SMILA
- Checkout sources from Eclipse svn
- svn location
Installation and configuration of Eclipse (3.4)
After getting SMILA relevant files you have to install and configure Eclipse.
- Download an eclipse SDK, starting with at least eclipse-SDK-3.4.1-win32.zip.
- Download eclipse-3.4.1-delta-pack.zip.
- Unzip the archive and copy org.eclipse.equinox.executable_<version> from features into your features folder under your eclipse installation.
- Copy all necessary plug-ins (containing linux.x86 or win32.x86) from plugins into your plugins folder under your eclipse installation.
- Start that Eclipse and set up a custom target platform:
- Unzip SMILA-xxx-.zips:
- Copy test specific plug-ins to Smila target platform:
- Copy org.junit_3.8.2xxx from the “plugins” folder of your eclipse installation or copy org.junit_3.8.2.v200706111738 from Smila-test-and-sample folder to your Smila installation (e.g. E:\ SMILA-incubation-win32.win32.x86/plugins).
- Copy org.eclipse.smila.test_0.5.0.jar from Smila-test-and-sample folder to your Smila installation (e.g. E:\ SMILA-incubation-win32.win32.x86/plugins).
- Start eclipse and set the target platform location to this folder (e.g. E:\SMILA-incubation-win32.win32.x86).
- Click Window --> Preferences --> Plug-in Development --> Target Platform
Import SMILA sources into your Eclipse workspace
- Start Eclipse and import SMILA sources:
- Click File --> Import
- Expand General and choose Existing Projects into Workspace
- Click Next, set the root directory (e.g. e:/Smila), select all and then click Finish
- After you followed the steps above, you should have the following structure in your Package Explorer
Launch SMILA in Eclipse
There is a folder SMILA.launch located in our trunk. This folder contains two launch configuration files for Eclipse. With these two files (one for windows (SMILA) and one for linux(SMILA-linux)) you have the possibility to start SMILA in Eclipse. Follow the steps below:
- Click Debug --> Debug Configurations and expand OSGI Framework
- Select launch file for your environment and press Debug
- If everything is started correctly, you will get an output in the Eclipse Console like below: