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Re: Eclipse API comparison tool [message #672441] Sat, 21 May 2011 02:49 Go to next message
Deepak Azad is currently offline Deepak AzadFriend
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On 5/21/2011 3:57 AM, Emily wrote:
> I would like to use API comparison outside eclipse in a build
> environment. Is this possible?

Yes, this is possible

If so, what are the prereq jars and APIs
> I can use? Any help is very much appreciated.
> The task I wish to accomplish is to compare two jars under different
> versions and make sure the package versions comply with the OSGi
> versioning best practices. For example, the package major version has
> changed if there are API breaking changes.
> Thanks in advance!
> Emily

PDE guys should have more details. Copying the question there.
Re: Eclipse API comparison tool [message #673797 is a reply to message #672441] Tue, 24 May 2011 19:10 Go to previous message
Curtis Windatt is currently offline Curtis WindattFriend
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You will need to use the API ant tasks as part of your build process. The tasks are in the org.eclipse.pde.api.tooling bundle. In the PDE Eclipse help documentation there are details of the tasks and the arguments required. You can also get a summary of the tasks here:
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