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Re: [tycho-dev] Documentation

http://wiki.eclipse.org/Category:Tycho
-> http://wiki.eclipse.org/Tycho/Reference_Plugin_Docs
-> http://www.eclipse.org/tycho/sitedocs/index.html
-> http://www.eclipse.org/tycho/sitedocs/tycho-release/tycho-versions-plugin/plugin-info.html 

admittedly we need to work on the mojo javadocs.

Jan

-----Original Message-----
From: tycho-dev-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:tycho-dev-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of James Blackburn
Sent: Mittwoch, 15. Februar 2012 23:25
To: tycho-dev@xxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [tycho-dev] Documentation

Hi All,

I'm struggling to find documentation for features I've discovered in Tycho:

org.eclipse.tycho:tycho-versions-plugin
<packaging>eclipse-update-site</packaging>

The Tycho documentation index:
http://wiki.eclipse.org/Tycho
doesn't point at any documentation.  You can get some docs via the
Tycho category:
http://wiki.eclipse.org/Category:Tycho
But AFAICS there's no mention of the versions-plugin.

The eclipse-update-site type is marked as deprecated on:
http://wiki.eclipse.org/Tycho/Packaging_Types
but, interestingly, this type was generated automatically for me by
`mvn org.eclipse.tycho:tycho-pomgenerator-plugin:generate-poms
-DgroupId=...` (using tycho 0.14.0).

I only knew about the versions plugin because I saw a post on the
Linux tools mailing list, and it seems other people have been stuck
for a while looking for an answer to this too:
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2848687/how-to-keep-plug-in-manifest-version-and-pom-version-in-sync-in-maven-with-tycho/

As a new Tycho user, it's pretty touch figuring out what's available
without any documentation.  Am I looking in the wrong place, and are
these Tycho features documented elsewhere?  I've googled, but that's
pretty bare as well...  I'm afraid there's lots I'm missing, simply
because features aren't mentioned on the wiki.

Cheers,
James
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