The plugin provides two useful features. The first is to allow the use
of the Eclipse graphical debugger interface instead of the textual gdb
interface. The second is (searchable) access to PalmSource's extensive
on-line help through Eclipse's built in help system. These combine with
the C/C++ Development Tools
make a powerful development environment.
developed using prc-eclipse and I will be updating this
plugin if this work brings any problems to my attention. Note that the
screenshot on the right of a development version, at present the
has a hardcoded GDB Target (palmos) and can only be used with POSE.
Most of the credit for this work should go not to me but to
the great team working on CDT. To my mind the trivial nature of this
plugin demonstates the quality of the framework that has already been
So you want to keep up to date with the latest prc-eclipse releases do
Coming back to this page every month or two sounds too much like hard
work? If you answered yes to both questions you might like to know that
all new releases will be announced on freshmeat.net, if
subscribe to prc-eclipse then the crew at freshmeat will make sure you
kept bang up-to-date without you having to do anything more energetic
than read your e-mail.
prc-eclipse has recently been tested on the
upcoming C/C++ Development Tools 2.0 release. prc-eclipse 0.3.0 works
withouth modification. Note that CDT 2.0 M9 has serious bugs in the
Standard Make Project support that make it very difficult to use, use a
recent overnight build instead.
To install prc-eclipse simply unzip the
distribution and copy the contents of eclipse/plugins into <eclipse-root>/plugins.
For more information see the online help, click Help > Help
Contents from within eclipse.
prc-eclipse (0.3.0) Tested on CDT 1.2.0GA, fixed an illegal character in the
documentation indexes and adding an extensive getting started guide.
(0.2.1) Provide licencing information within the distribution and
added the PilRC manual to the distribution.