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Re: [equinox-dev] dependency on org.osgi.annotation?

PDE can have compile time dependencies in its build.properties but naturally build.properties is not part of the final jar 

Tom

Von meinem iPhone gesendet

> Am 09.05.2015 um 00:52 schrieb Stephan Herrmann <stephan.herrmann@xxxxxxxxx>:
> 
> I'm not responding to any of that religious anti-PDE flame war
> which is totally inappropriate in this discussion.
> 
> 
>> On 05/08/2015 10:21 AM, BJ Hargrave wrote:
>> Well I suggest that (1) JDT not have a fatal error here since the goal is not to generate a class file
> 
> Sounds like the obvious way to go, sure.
> Just note that reporting this kind of error is not connected
> to generating class files but to the semantic analysis,
> which indeed is desired in this use case - which only means:
> it's not as easy as just stopping before class file generation.
> Continuing compilation on broken input is a main contributor
> to complexity of this already very complex component.
> That's why avoiding unnecessarily broken input sounds like
> a much nicer option.
> 
>> and (2) PDE should ... support a
>> way to specify compile dependencies different than runtime dependencies
> 
> Well, if that's what the OSGi spec says, it shouldn't be hard
> to convince PDE ...
> 
> Stephan
> 
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