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Re: [cdt-dev] Getting started with CDT dev



On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 1:11 PM, Marc Khouzam <marc.khouzam@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:cdt-dev-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Chris Stankevitz
> Sent: Wednesday, October 17, 2012 4:02 PM
> To: CDT General developers list.
> Subject: Re: [cdt-dev] Getting started with CDT dev
>
> On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 12:32 PM, Marc Khouzam
> <marc.khouzam@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > How about your first step into CDT conributions to be wiki changes?
> > If you are ok with it, you can make those modifications yourself.
>
> Yes, I logged in and will clarify the wiki as appropriate.
>
> > It is now: http://download.eclipse.org/eclipse/updates/3.8
> > or probably also http://download.eclipse.org/eclipse/updates/4.2
> >
> > although I've never had to use those sites manually. ÂEverything
> > is automatically installed when installing the platform.
>
> Okay. ÂThis means I will have some more homework to do regarding an
> error "Execution environment references were not checked for
> 'org.eclipse.cdt.core' because no environment descriptions are
> installed".

See https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=361660
I also get this sometimes. ÂI don't know why it keeps happening.

Anyone else can help?

I installed few additional environment descriptors (forgot which) and the error never came back.Â

>
> > A trick that I use is that I do _not_ install CDT on the eclipse
> > I will work on CDT in.
>
> If you do this, then how do you install a proper "API baseline" which
> apparently requires you to install the CDT? ÂDo you first grab the
> source, compile, and then set the "API baseline"?

I have two eclipse installations:
1- one for the API baseline (Eclipse 4.2 with installed CDT 8.1, no code
checked out needed)
2- one for development (latest Eclipse with no CDT installed)
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