Procedure for developing, reviewing and publishing a plugin
During the Deploy kick-off meeting held in Newcastle 19-21 February 2008, it has been decided that all new developments should proceed in the following way:
- Develop the new functionality in an exploratory plug-in.
- Make your plug-in available to others and collect feedback from them.
- Have your plug-in peer-reviewed by another developer.
- Finally, if your new development is considered OK, integrate it in the core plug-ins.
How to publish an exploratory plug-in
Note: for the following, you need write access to the SVN repository on sourceforge.To publish an exploratory plug-in from Eclipse, select the project that contains your plug-in in the project explorer, then right-click . In the wizard window, select the repository location for the Rodin SVN server, then click . Select the
radio-button and type the following in the attached entry:
|◎ use selected module name|
<username>is your SourceForge login and
<projectName>is the full name of your exploratory plug-in. Then, proceed as usual by clicking and as appropriate.