Where is the documentation located?

Magnus Ihse Bursie magnus.ihse.bursie at oracle.com
Tue Oct 5 08:20:17 UTC 2021

On 2021-10-04 16:03, Maurizio Cimadamore wrote:
> Hi,
> not a lot of work has been done in this sense. Documentation exists, 
> in places, but is not centralized, nor uniform.
> For instance, some documentation which illustrates how to create a VS 
> project is here:
> https://github.com/openjdk/jdk/blob/master/doc/ide.md
> Documentation for building/using jtreg plugin for IntelliJ is here:
> https://github.com/openjdk/jtreg/tree/master/plugins/idea
> Sadly, we do not have documentation when it comes to creating an 
> IntelliJ project (or Netbeans, I know there's support for that too).
> For IntelliJ project, there's a script in bin/idea.sh which generates 
> the project - more details on that option are contained in this very 
> old thread:
> http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/discuss/2015-January/003645.html
> It would be nice to have a single md file (perhaps the existing ide.md 
> file) containing all the required information. Any contrubution is 
> welcome in this area!
I have collected bits and pieces that I intended to fix up and 
incorporate into ide.md, but that has always been pushed down by more 
high-priority tasks. If you want to help, I can send them to you and you 
can do the necessary editing.


> Cheers
> Maurizio
> On 04/10/2021 13:30, Ludvig Janiuk wrote:
>> According to ( https://openjdk.java.net/groups/ide-support/index.html ):
>> "The goal of this Group<https://openjdk.java.net/groups/index.html> 
>> is to extensively document current IDE alternatives for working on 
>> the OpenJDK codebase and to centralize tooling support discussions."
>> However, the group page does not link to any place where I might find 
>> the mentioned documentation. Where should I look?
>> Best regards,
>> //Ludvig Janiuk
>> Oracle, Java Platform Group

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