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Re: [ecf-dev] ECF build v2 -- Build easier
- From: Dann Martens <dann@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 13 Jul 2009 21:27:08 +0200
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Chris Aniszczyk wrote:
Could you give us some background on what the mission statement is
behind this builder? I've read through the wiki, but it's a bit sparse
This should alleviate some of the burden of projects have when setting
How does it integrate with the Eclipse IDE? Can I audit the complete
build process as a developer using the workbench UI?
How does it generate packaging artefacts? What about my .wars and .ears
and whatnot .jars?
How does it do version branding (e.g. for a pure Java project, or a
plug-in for that matter)?
And yey, it's already chuck full of EMF goodness, how much does it weigh
to develop for Athena and to use it? What's the footprint of an Eclipse
instance to write extensions for it, and how much does it weigh
standalone? To give you a reason for my concern, Galileo with EMF weighs
in 367 MB (vs. 162 MB for the classic), and even the EMFified e4 trial
is a whopping 200 MB. Is it me, or is that a 125% increase in footprint,
an amazing more than doubling in size? It wouldn't be the first project
I worked on where people have office machines which die with something
that size. One of the reasons TPTP is sometimes not an option; just way
too big for some of these office machines you're forced to work on.