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Eclipse IDE

Eclipse IDE

This is a page created for those who are interested in running an IDE for developing NIOS II uClinux code. Eclipse is based on java, initially developed by IBM, and now open source.


Downloading and installation

These two pieces of software to run Eclipse IDE: Java runtime and Eclipse-SDK.

They can be downloaded at Sun java and The example I give is based on the three files I downloaded at the time.

Installing JRE

The following command does it


mkdir /usr/java

mv jre-1_5_0_06-linux-i586.bin ./

chmod 744 jre-1_5_0_06-linux-i586.bincd /usr/java


Follow the instruction on your terminalComplete instruction can be found on java's website.

Installing CDT 3.1

Note: It is important to install CDT before Eclipse-SDk (it shouldn't matter, but somehow I find that Eclipse did not register the later plug-in if CDT is post installed)

Download CDT 3.1 (org.eclipse.cdt.sdk-3.1.0-linux.x86.tar.gz) from here

Place the file in /usr.

cp org.eclipse.cdt.sdk-3.1.0-linux.x86.tar.gz /usr

cd /usr

tar xvzf org.eclipse.cdt.sdk-3.1.0-linux.x86.tar.gz

Installing Eclipse-SDK

Place eclipse-SDK-3.2-linux-gtk.tar.gz file in /usr

tar xvzf eclipse-SDK-3.2-linux-gtk.tar.gz

rm eclipse-SDK-3.2-linux-gtk.tar.gz (optional)

Running Eclipse

/usr/eclipse/eclipse -vm /usr/java/jre1.5.0_06/bin/java &

Stuff to come

You can follow the blackfin uClinux wiki for further stuff. Please add to this page if anyone has gone further.

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‎12-16-2022 02:36 PM
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