# Saturday, December 28, 2002
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Eclipse on .NET

I got Eclipse to run. Lot's of stuff still doesn't work, but CVS browsing and Java file editing works. Startup is very slow (a couple of minutes), but once the classes are loaded performance is OK.

Screenshot. Exception log.


  • Download the ikvm.net binaries
  • Install Eclipse
  • cd \eclipse
  • \ikvm\bin\ikvm -Djava.version=1.3 -cp startup.jar -Xbootclasspath:plugins\org.apache.xerces_4.0.7\xercesImpl.jar;plugins\org.apache.xerces_4.0.7\xmlParserAPIs.jar org.eclipse.core.launcher.Main -os win32 -ws win32 -arch x86 -install file:C:/eclipse/
  • Ignore the "System.UnauthorizedAccessException: Access to the path "d:\eclipse" is denied." exceptions

Updated the binaries and source snaphots.

Saturday, December 28, 2002 1:39:24 PM (W. Europe Standard Time, UTC+01:00)  #    Comments [2] Tracked by:
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Saturday, December 28, 2002 5:34:47 AM (W. Europe Standard Time, UTC+01:00)

Have you tried the java.util.zip.ZipFile speedup patch?
It made a huge difference in startup time for gij.
Monday, December 30, 2002 5:10:33 PM (W. Europe Standard Time, UTC+01:00)

Hi, what version of eclipse did you test?
I trying with 2.1 m3 with no luck! :(
Francisco Figueiredo Jr.
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