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Glen Whitney 11 months ago
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@ -8,7 +8,7 @@ Then I will freeze this project and start again with the calc language, grafting
In the meantime, in case it's of use to me later or to anyone else, I will document here in this readme the full set of steps I go through in order to get the helloworld program into the goal state.
1. In my previously existing working installation of Eclipse IDE for Java (2020-09, i.e. v. 4.17, for completeness sake), I went to Help > Install new software, clicked on the button to add a new site, put in the site name of Spoofax and got the the URL for the site from http://www.metaborg.org/en/latest/source/release/stable.html#update-site - it's the very long url labeled as "Eclipse update site:" that spans several lines.
1. In my previously existing working installation of Eclipse IDE for Java (2020-09, i.e. v. 4.17, for completeness sake), I went to Help > Install new software, clicked on the button to add a new site, put in the site name of Spoofax and got the the URL for the site from http://www.metaborg.org/en/latest/source/release/stable.html#update-site - it's the very long url labeled as "Eclipse update site:" that spans several lines. NOTE: The latest release as of this writing, Spoofax 2.5.13, produced the "lifecycle" error in item 5 below. However, the "development snapshot" available using the update site http://buildfarm.metaborg.org/job/metaborg/job/spoofax-releng/job/master/lastSuccessfulBuild/artifact/dist/spoofax/eclipse/site/ did not generate the error, so I recommend using a Spoofax _newer_ than release 2.5.13.
1. Then I checked the box next to "Spoofax Eclipse" and then followed the prompts (I think I had to click on "Next>" or maybe "Finished"). Eventually Eclipse asked me if I wanted it to restart, which I agreed to.
1. And indeed, once it restarted, the "Spoofax" and "Spoofax (meta)" menus showed up.
1. At this point I followed the tutorial linked at the top of this readme...

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