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Re: [cdt-dev] Update CDT feature/plugin versions for Helios SR1 and Indigo releases

When you find out please update a wiki page, somewhere around
http://wiki.eclipse.org/CDT/policy#How_to_add_a_new_feature, maybe
create a new section "How to update feature"


On Mon, Jul 26, 2010 at 3:11 PM, Marc Khouzam <marc.khouzam@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I'm new to feature handling for our development.  I'd like to know what I
> should do to features, when I update the version of a plugin.
>
> Looking a the mail below,
>
> 1- I should make sure the feature that imports that plugin has a new version
> since CDT 7.0
> (either minor or major, depending on the plugin changes part of that
> feature).
> Could there be more than one feature impacted?
>
> 2- When changing a feature version, I need to update the cdt.releng plugin
> buildsite.xml to remove
> the old feature version and put the new one
>
> But also, I think,
>
> 3- I must check feature.xml and somehow deal with the "Dependencies" tab.
> This is unclear to me.
> Some of the dependencies use "Compatible", some "Greater or Equal", and some
> fo the versions
> of the plugins are older than the actual plugin.  Should I keep those
> versions the same as the plugins?
> Which type of dependency should we use? "Compatible" or "Greater or Equal",
> or is there a smart
> way to choose one of the two?
>
> Thanks for any guidance.
>
> Marc
>
>
> ________________________________
> From: cdt-dev-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:cdt-dev-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx] On
> Behalf Of Vivian Kong
> Sent: Tuesday, June 29, 2010 10:53 AM
> To: cdt-dev@xxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [cdt-dev] Update CDT feature/plugin versions for Helios SR1 and
> Indigo releases
>
> Hi everyone,
>
> We need to update the feature/plugin version numbers for the Helios SR1
> (cdt_7_0) and Indigo (HEAD) releases.
>
> I've made an attempt to update the feature versions based on any plugin
> version number changes after Helios. I need everyone's help to keep the
> feature numbers up-to-date so please be sure to update the associated
> feature version as you update the version number of your plugins. This is
> done in the feature's feature.xml as well as buildsite.xml in
> org.eclipse.cdt.releng so our update site is up-to-date as well. You can
> find the org.eclipse.cdt.releng plugin under org.eclipse.cdt/all in CVS.
>
> For changes I've made so far, please see:
> https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=318337
> https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=318338
>
> Thanks!
>
> Regards,
>
> Vivian Kong
> IBM Eclipse CDT
> IBM Canada Toronto Lab
>
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