Linux Tools Project
Welcome to the home page for the Eclipse Linux Distributions Project. If you use Eclipse on Linux and are interested in promoting the adoption of Eclipse as an application development environment for the Linux platform, we urge you to get involved and help us out.
The goals of our project are:
Debugging Eclipse GCJ Problems - a tutorial on how to debug Eclipse GCJ problems.
Fedora Eclipse Packages - details the inter-dependancies of the Fedora Eclipse packages.
Linux Packaging Tasks - a list of tasks that need to be completed for the various Linux distro's Eclipse packages.
FHS Compliant Packages - an overview what changes were needed to make the Fedora Eclipse packages FHS and multilib compatible.
If you're interested in contributing to this project or just want to ask question regarding Eclipse and Linux, feel free to join us on IRC:
Logs from past meetings
Original Project Proposal to the Eclipse Foundation.
The project currently has involved participants from the following distributions (in alphabetical order):
The creation review was a success and the project was approved. Thanks to Andrew Overholt for all his hard work!
We will be holding a BOF at LinuxWorld San Francisco 2006 for our project. Here are the details:
Date: August 16, 2006 6:00 p.m.
Place: Room 306, LinuxWorld Expo at Moscone Center, San Francisco
Presenter: Cory Aitchison, Novell
The Eclipse on Linux project is focused on promoting the adoption of Eclipse as an application development environment for Linux. At this BOF session we will discuss the issues surrounding the packaging of Eclipse for Linux and proposed standards in this regard. We will also discuss existing and lacking tools within Eclipse for Linux, and how to address the shortcomings.