Re: [eclipse-users] Help getting started with Saros

From: Webb Stacy <wstacy_at_...20...>
Date: Tue, 08 Jan 2008 06:01:10 -0500
Yes, the notes were very useful, and were the first thing I tried.

Unfortunately, unzipping the file into the Eclipse IDE directory didn't 
work--the Eclipse IDE simply didn't know anything about Saros.

Then I discovered the update URL entry in feature.xml and tried asking 
the Eclipse to look for new features there (Help->Software Updates->Find 
and Install->Search for New Features). It found and installed Saros with 
partial success. Now I could find Saros in the Window->Preference dialog 
and point it to my installation of ECLiPSe. And the ECLiPSe 
documentation was there, too.

But neither the File->New menu nor the File->New->Project... menu has an 
option for a Saros project, and there doesn't appear to be any way to 
add a Saros module, so I can't find a way to work with ECLiPSe source files.

I'm sure there's something silly I'm doing wrong,



Kish Shen wrote:
> Hi,
> I also had some problems setting up Saros when I first tried to 
> install it, and if I remember correctly, I also initially had problems 
> finding Saros, so I added some notes about how I finally managed to do 
> this --these notes were posted with the announcement of Saros in this 
> mailing list, and is also available if you click on the notes icon in 
> the Saros download at Sourceforge -- did you look at this?
> Unzipping the Saros zip into your eclipse IDE  directory should be 
> correct. You should then be able to find Saros in the 
> Window->Preference dialogue -- this is described in the notes. Were 
> you able to find Saros there?
> Cheers,
> Kish

Webb Stacy, Ph.D.
VP, Technology
Aptima, Inc.
(v) 781-496-2437
(m) 978-857-5035

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