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Tycho 0.21.0 is currently under development. This page shows a preview of features which will be available in the 0.21.0 milestone.

SNAPSHOT builds

To try out the most recent snapshot build of 0.21.0, simply add the following snippet to your (parent) pom.xml, and set the property for the Tycho version (e.g. tycho-version) to 0.21.0-SNAPSHOT.

<pluginRepositories>
  <pluginRepository>
    <id>tycho-snapshots</id>
    <url>https://oss.sonatype.org/content/groups/public/</url>
  </pluginRepository>
</pluginRepositories>

SNAPSHOT site docs

Refer to the latest SNAPSHOT site docs for Tycho and Tycho Extras.

New and Noteworthy

List of bug fixes and enhancements in 0.21.0-SNAPSHOT

Packaging

  • If you use Java 7 or higher, symbolic links in product tar archives are now preserved as a link instead of inlined.
    This is mostly useful for MacOS distros which use a symbolic link to the launcher binary Eclipse.app/Contents/MacOS/eclipse or generally if you have create symbolic links for root files. See bug 429809
  • Add support for 256x256 BMPs used for product icons on Windows (bug 433971)

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