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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] Adding Build-service function to Eclipse! Any suggestions?
  • From: "long hong" <longhong1985@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 22 Apr 2008 23:42:19 +0800
  • Message-id: <f8c0bb520804220842x2efcf282p3f2fb91b2efe7f05@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
2008/4/22 Carsten Hoeger <choeger@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
On Tue, Apr 22, long hong wrote:

> Hello, everyone! This summer I shall attend the Google Summer of Code,
> adding build service functions to eclipse. The bellow is my project:

Nice to hear! :-)

> Now I just want to gather users' expectations to this project. What
> would you like to see when using Build-Service in Eclipse? Thanks a
> lot!

Here some use cases that come to my mind:

- Add/Change packages
- Edit/Create package Templates
- Add/Change projects
- Edit/Create project Templates
- Add a "New Buildservice Package/Projekt" Workflow
- Edit specfiles and debian/* files using eclipse and upload them to the
buildservice automatically
- could be achieved in using/integrating existing technology, e.g.
- monitor build status
- download (and maybe even deploy package(s))

More advanced:

- Add a new view similar to the CVS Browser to be able to browse
projects/packages on the buildservice and download them with rightclick

I think SVN like is better :)

Btw.: on you
wrote, that the eclipse integration would depend on osc. I do not think, that
this would be a good approach. An eclipse plugin should work out-of-the-box
without installing additional software, IMHO.
OK, I see. Maybe I should add functions similar to OSC but not use OSC directly.
I think first I should try to use Build-Service API. Anyway I've never
used RENT before
althouth I know what it is.

For internal purposes I started writing a java client for the buildservice to
be able to upload, download and query the buildservice from within ant-tasks,
that are integrated into CruiseControl¹.

Maybe we could combine our work and create a java client library for the
Interesting! Is it hard to do so?


With best regards,

Carsten Hoeger

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