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Orbit Resources


  • The Orbit project Wiki

    Wide collection of technical and policy information entered by committers and the community.

  • Orbit Newsgroup (or, newsgroup via web, Orbit Forum).

    Talk to the people using libraries in Orbit.

  • Mailing list

    Talk to the people working on Orbit.

  • Bugs/Issues

    Discover the current bugs and issues in Orbit. Note that a large amount of the activity goes on in Bugzilla. Configure your Bugzilla account email preferences to watch the one of the Orbit inbox users (e.g., to monitor bug activity.

  • The Orbit code in CVS

    The Orbit packages (class files, and MANIFEST.MF files we create) are hosted in the Tools project CVS repository and is available via direct CVS access, under the org.eclipse.orbit directory.

    For direct read access, use anonymous login to the CVS repo:

    The Orbit work goes on in the org.eclipse.orbit in folders appropriate for the work being done. Please note that in general the code for a particular version of a library is held in a branch of the related project. This is done to accommodate multiple versions of the code library. You should ensure that you check out the correct branch for your needs.

  • Website

    The Orbit website itself is hosted in a Git repository and mirrored on a conventional HTTP server every minute or so. This allows use of PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, etc. The site is open for editing by all Orbit committers using:


    You can use Eclipse to check out the whole site and then edit and commit. Remember your changes will take a minute or so to be reflected in the real site.

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