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Re: OSX subclipse frustration

From: Mark Phippard <MarkP_at_softlanding.com>
Date: 2004-12-01 14:42:40 CET

Jim McLoughlin <jimmcloughlin@earthlink.net> wrote on 11/30/2004 10:03:47

> Hi,
> I've installed / reinstalled eclipse and subclipse (most recent relase)
> on OSX 10.3.6, but still get the following problem:
> 1) If I choose "check out as project", things checkout and build fine,
> but when I go to run a class with a main function I get the message
> "Selection does not contain a main type"

Sorry, but that just sounds like some kind of "user error" on your part
within Eclipse. Personally, I also find the Run framework fairly
confusing. I think that it sounds like you did everything right in terms
of Checkout. Just explore this option some more and figure out how to run
your app.

> 2) If I choose "check out as ..." and create a project with name
> "MyProject", I get a "Confirm Overwrite" popup that says:
> "The resource "MyProject" already exists in the workspace and will be
> deleted. Proceed?"
> Not sure where this message comes from - I have never created a project
> with this name. It proceeds to checkout, but the problem window
> reveals a build error:
> "Unable to read '.classpath' file of project MyProject"

If you have a .project and .classpath file in your repository, then do not
use this option.

I use Subclipse on OS X without problems (thanks to the Metissian


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