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Re: Storing IDE-specific files in the SVN repository

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-03-21 00:36:55 CET

On 3/20/07, Karl Fogel <kfogel@red-bean.com> wrote:
> "Mark Phippard" <markphip@gmail.com> writes:
> > I would like to be able to store the Eclipse-specific IDE files in the
> > SVN repository. This makes checkout easier and allows for things like
> > storing code formatting preferences in the repository so that Eclipse
> > users have things work out of the box.
> What exactly do these files do, and how big are they?

They are very small XML files, and there are only a few of them. They just
have Eclipse settings, so for example I could check it out and the JavaHL
bindings would already be configured as the location for Java code and the
JUnit JAR file would be in the path for building.

Eclipse also has C/C++ support. I would do some initial setup for this so
people could try it, but it would probably need some tweaking to let you
build and debug in Eclipse. Again, just some XML and other plain text
files. Right now, it is 3 XML files total. All small. Once we configured
rules for code formatting etc. There would be a .settings folder added
under this same location and it would have a few more XML files.

Mark Phippard
Received on Wed Mar 21 00:37:07 2007

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