Update Eclipse with newly build JDK
razvan.minciuna at gmail.com
Thu Sep 14 10:02:43 UTC 2017
It´s seems that it takes more time to configure the environment than
testing the features.
I wish there were more information or documentation.
On Thu, Sep 14, 2017 at 11:02 AM, Maurizio Cimadamore <
maurizio.cimadamore at oracle.com> wrote:
> Hi Razvan,
> as far as I know, Eclipse uses its own Java compiler (at least in normal
> setups). So, you would need a modified version of Eclipse to be able to
> make it understand 'var' and any other experimental feature you might be
> The situation is different for Netbeans and Intellij, which eventually
> delegate back to some real javac to do the code generation, so I would
> expect things to be easier with those IDEs.
> If your project has an ant file, I think you can make it work with Eclipse
> too (as Ant will be using javac) - and then you would use Eclipse/Ant
> integration. But still you would need to put up with the red squiggly lines
> in the editor, as the IDE cannot understand the new grammar.
> On 14/09/17 09:30, Razvan Minciuna wrote:
> I was able to configure the Eclipse to support modularized jdk and I
> could add it.
> but it´s still not working and I have a compilation error
> please see the configuration image and tell me if I´m missing something
> On Wed, Sep 13, 2017 at 10:18 PM, Maurizio Cimadamore <
> maurizio.cimadamore at oracle.com> wrote:
>> On 13/09/17 20:39, Razvan Minciuna wrote:
>>> I am not able to update the Eclipse jdk environment with the newly build
>> Might that be caused by the fact that this JDK is basically a fully
>> modularized JDK? Does your version of Eclipse support modularized JDKs?
>> Try to look here:
>> From cli I can compile and execute tha application, so I think the build
>>> went ok but I would like to use it from eclipse.
>>> What am I missing?
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