[tycho-user] Directory structure for pom-less build
Background: We're looking at moving away from Buckminster to Maven/Tycho to build our Eclipse RCP products.
It was suggested that a pom-less build was the best approach, but looking at the documentation, all the examples assume a fairly specific directory structure, something like:
Is that structure really required?
Our code lives across a number of repositories. Worse, we need to ignore some of the projects (bundles/features) that exist in the repositories - directories containing code might exist, but the code might not even compile. In the IDE that's not a problem, because we simply don't import those projects into the Eclipse workspace, so they are invisible to the build.
Can Tycho pom-less build handle this - does it have access to the Eclipse workspace, so that it knows what projects exist and where on disk they are?
I guess I'm missing some basic concepts here - I can see that Tycho knows about Eclipse-type things (features, products etc), but does it also know about Eclipse workspaces and what is/is not in them?
Thanks for any guidance!
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