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From Anupam Bhattacharya <>
Subject Re: Documentation needed to setup ManifoldCF trunk source code in Eclipse
Date Sat, 08 Sep 2012 15:13:50 GMT
Pls. ignore my request to update the SVN url on the homepage. As it is
appropriate. Its only old in the FAQ page.

On Sat, Sep 8, 2012 at 8:41 PM, Anupam Bhattacharya <>wrote:

> **
> *Can someone help me to describe the steps needed to set the ManifoldCF
> Development environment in Eclipse.*
> *I found some useful information in the FAQ page but it is now old
> enough. Additionally due to license issues all lib are not bundled in the
> source code.
> *
> *Can any one list all the jars which needs to be present to build the
> ManifoldCF. Even a screenshot will help to explan the way how manifoldcf
> modules are build in eclipse.*
> *Correction Needed: The SVN repository to checkout the source code has
> changed but its not updated in the home page of manifoldcf. Pls. correct it
> to*
> *Some useful configuration information present at
> *
> *Q. How do you configure Eclipse to build the ManifoldCF project?*
> *A.* Here are the steps using Eclipse 3.4:
>    1. Install Subclipse for Eclipse 3.x, follow the steps from
>    2. In Eclipse, switch to the "SVN Repository Exploring" perspective
>    3. Add a new SVN repository using the URL
>    4. Right click on the svn repo and select "Check Out"
>       - May want to change the default name from truck to ManifoldCF, if
>       you don't change the name Eclipse will ask for a project type, pick
>       General/Project.
>    5. Wait for the source to extract
>    6. Switch to Java Perspective and right click on the project that was
>    added (referred to as MCF in the rest of the steps) and select "Properties"
>    7. Select "Builders" and click New
>    8. Select "Ant Builder" and click Ok
>    9. Give your builder a name, like ManifoldCF Ant Builder
>    10. In the "Buildfile" section, press the "Browse Workspace" button
>    11. Select the MCF project, drill down to "modules" subfolder and
>    select "build.xml" file then press Ok
>    12. In the "Base Directory" section, press the "Browse Workspace"
>    button
>    13. Expand the MCF project and select "modules" then press Ok
>    14. Note, you can further configure the different targets if you wish
>    for a clean, regular, and auto build
>    15. Press Ok in the "Edit launch configuration properties" to complete
>    the Eclipse configuration
>    16. Make sure you have the system variable JAVA_HOME pointing to your
>    jdk, also you need the jdk bin directory listed in your path so java doc
>    would work
>    17. Now you can issue "Project/Build Project" and watch the console
>    for the ant output
> --
> Thanks & Regards
> Anupam Bhattacharya

Thanks & Regards
Anupam Bhattacharya

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