Monthly Archives: March 2015

Welcome Andrey Loskutov as a new eclipse.platform.ui Committer

I would like to welcome Andrey as new platform.ui committer. Andrey is a very active Eclipse tools developer who maintain popular Eclipse tools like the Eclipse Findbugs plug-in and AnyEdit. And now is is already the second most active developer … Continue reading

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Identifying the GTK version your Eclipse IDE is using

To identify which GKT version your Eclipse IDE under Linux is using go to Help -> About -> Installation Details and select the Configuration tab. Look there for org.eclipse.swt.internal.gtk.version property. You can also use the “Copy to Clipboard” button so … Continue reading

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Gerrit build trigger for eclipse.platform.runtime active

Based on an idea from Brian de Alwis, we (the Eclipse platform.ui team) were able to activate our Gerrit build trigger for eclipse.platform.runtime. This means we now get build validation for the runtime component and that we can start including … Continue reading

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Dealing with whitespace legacy in Eclipse projects

One of most annoying things during Gerrit reviews are “unnecessary whitespaces” change discussion. This applies for the contributors and the reviewers. As we in the Eclipse platform.ui project currently see a flow incoming Gerrit reviews from various people, I want … Continue reading

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