Project Plan For Eclipse Git Team Provider, version 0.6


The EGit project provides two major technologies:
  • JGit, a pure Java implementation of the Git version control system. The JGit component is licensed under the EDL and has only BSD licensed dependencies.
  • EGit, an Eclipse team provider plugin which relies upon JGit to access local and remote Git repositories.

Release Deliverables

Working team provider plugin.

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Release Milestones

The first incubation release of EGit and JGit code from the namespace and the download area.
The primary goals of this release are to fix the outstanding data corruption documented in bug 286653, and to get the project team familiar with the environment and development process.
A secondary goal of this release is to integrate the user-sourced wiki documentation as help text, using wikitext.
Polish more of the known bugs in the current code, in an effort to stablize the code base for the 0.6 release.
Final 0.6 release available for download through Ideally the EGit project would be out of incubation by this point and could make a non-incubation release.

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Target Environments

For the EGit team provider, any Java 5 or later platform that runs the Eclipse workbench.
For the JGit library, any Java 5 or later standard edition platform, without git-core or any other Eclipse product installed.


Only English translation files in this release, however all strings will be externalized for translation in a future release.

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Compatibility with Previous Releases

None, EGit has had no prior release under the umbrella.
Compatibility with prior releases made under the org.spearce package name will not be considered. End users must manually uninstall the prior feature, install the new one, and reconnect the team provider.

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