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Eclipse OCL New and Noteworthy items for the 2019-12 (6.10.0) release.

Release Overview

This minor release fixes a few bugs and provides enhanced extensibility for OCL-based applications such as QVT

Eclipse versions

The prevailing Eclipse OCL release candidate is auto-tested every week on Oxygen, Photon, 2018-09, 2018-12, 2019-03, 2019-06 and 2019-09 platforms using Jenkins on Linux.

2019-12 release should be installable on Mars and Neon platforms provided Xtext 2.9 or greater is also installed.

The 2019-12 sources are buildable on 2019-12 only.

Java versions

Java 8 on Windows was used to develop and test the milestones of this release.

Java 12 on Windows was briefly used to maintain and test the 2019-09 release candidates. It appears to work although Java code generation/compilation seems nearly three times slower - see Bug 565563.

Java 8 on Jenkins, Linux was used to build and test the release candidates.

The Classic Ecore/UML plugins have been tested on Mars, Neon, Oxygen and Photon and on a Java 5 Virtual Machine. Standalone execution requires only the org.eclipse.osgi plugin from Eclipse Kepler or a spoof of org.eclipse.osgi.util.NLS and org.eclipse.osgi.framework.

The Pivot plugins require at least a Java 8 Virtual Machine and at least Xtext 2.9.1. Testing on Oxygen has a couple of test failures. Testing on Mars and Neon has a few editor/console startup failures.

Milestone 1


  • 551415 Loading references to AS Resources by non-Pivot tooling no longer fails
  • 551826 Conflicting dual AS/CS lookup results avoided

Milestone 2

Milestone 3


  • 552870 Bad Ecore EPackage registrations no longer disupt name lookups



SR1 2019-12 (6.10.1) 19-Feb-2020

This maintenance release fixes a major howler whereby the OCLinEcore fails to save usefully.


  • 560196 OCLinEcore editor once again saves non-empty contents.

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