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Re: [cdt-dev] support for remote autotools

As a result of the summit last year, I separated the remote API out of PTP into it’s own repo and namespace with no other PTP dependencies. I also provided an implementation directly on JSch. I hope this provides enough incentive for it to be used by other projects. 


On Jan 17, 2014, at 8:48 PM, Jeff Johnston <jjohnstn@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> As the maintainer of the CDT Autotools plug-ins, if you are proposing making the Autotools
> plug-in remote-enabled by replacing existing calls with the new PTP platform
> APIs (i.e. no external dependencies), I wouldn't have issues
> as long as existing functionality is preserved. Any API, functionality, 
> or UI changes, however, would require closer scrutiny.
> I noticed that Rafael M. posted to the ptp-dev list in March
> of 2013 to offer help in adding PTP Autotools remote project support.  Perhaps you
> could team up with him such that you could make changes to the Autotools plug-ins
> and he could add support on the RDT side if something isn't already in the works
> in PTP.
> If you were instead planning on reviving my old proposal which used the
> project location, that would require buy-in from Doug.  That proposal was turned down,
> even though it removed the external dependencies on RDT/RSE via proxy.  I should note that 
> I did bring it up for discussion at the 2013 CDT Summit and it didn't gain any traction
> though Greg Watson proposed creating the new platform interfaces.  You would need a more
> detailed proposal to get the right people's attention and approval.  There is the up-coming
> 2014 CDT Summit at EclipseCon if you are planning on attending.
> -- Jeff J. 
> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Rodrigo Fraxino Araujo" <rfaraujo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> To: cdt-dev@xxxxxxxxxxx
>> Sent: Friday, January 17, 2014 7:23:12 AM
>> Subject: [cdt-dev] support for remote autotools
>> Hi,
>> From what I am aware, there is not any support for remote operations
>> into Autotools.  Im planning to implement this support by making use of
>> the interface developed by the PTP team. They managed to make it
>> independent of any remote services implementation, which imo would
>> be ideal for such case (
>> Is there anyone already working on this? Would this contribution be
>> welcomed by the CDT community?
>> Thanks.
>> Kind regards,
>> Rodrigo.
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