Yes, I hit this confusing problem too
- the options for Annotation Processing aren't displayed unless eclipse
is running with a 1.5 jre. By default eclipse picks up the jre on the windows
path. One way to get around this is to install the jre into the eclipse
directory tree, such that the jre dir is at the same level as the features
and plugins directories. Alternatively, you can launch eclipse with the
-vm command line option, where the parameter specifies the full path to
java.exe (including the java.exe if I remember correctly, i.e. eclipse
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07/12/2006 09:55 AM
Please respond to
"Eclipse JDT Apt developers list."
[jdt-apt-dev] getting started,
Yesterday I upgraded my Eclipse 3.1 installation with
3.2 (Build id: M20060629-1905) and would like very much to experiment with
the Eclipse apt features to see how we can use some of our apt tools within
So this is a dumb question, but how do I get started? The documentation
explains that the apt plugin is included with 3.2 & I should be able
to enable it within the project properties->java compiler options window.
Yet I don't have the "Annotation Processing" option displayed.
Any clues about what I failed to install?
Below is the "Configuration Details" of my installation. In
it, I see that Eclipse is starting with the 1.4.2 jvm installed with some
Oracle tools rather than the 1.5.0_03 which I have installed elsewhere.
Is this relevant, and if so, where did Eclipse get this configuration
setting? Is this Windows registry quirk?
I'd rather be asking more sophisticated questions, but I'm stuck at the