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

I am totally not confident I know the answer. There must be some
standard for Eclipse plug-ins that we need to be following,
somewhere...

On Mon, Jul 26, 2010 at 3:40 PM, Alena Laskavaia
<elaskavaia.cdt@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 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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