Eclipse 3.2 Debug Platform Build Notes 

November 8, 2005

Problem Reports Fixed

115195: Debug manifests reference a deprecated header
115155: Link to perspective preferences

October 31, 2005

Enhancements

  1. Consoles can provide context specfic F1 help. Console implementations should override AbstractConsole.getHelpContextId() to hook appropriate help. If not provided, the generic help for the console view is displayed.

Problem Reports Fixed

112625: Launcher : Bad default value with the variable ${string_prompt}
112670: Can't toggle selection of treeitem in variables view
113837: breakpoints import and export wizards should be categorized
112503: Cannot change the background color of the 'Display' view
112553: ConcurrentModificationException in BreakpointManager
112771: Add API to allow specific context help in Text Consoles

October 25, 2005

Problem Reports Fixed

112648: Breakpoint import/export references java constant
113378: incorrect neumonic on Launching preference page
111633: API clarification needed for getWorkingCopy()
111739: [Contributions] matchesContentType check does not take base-type into account

October 18, 2005

Problem Reports Fixed

110080: breakpoint import updates breakpoint view for each breakpoint

October 11, 2005

Problem Reports Fixed

111485: perspective page fails when new launch types are added
103462: Stacktrace-Hyperlink works only for one link per line
111437: hyperlinks not updated
109491: Exception in log

October 4, 2005

Enhancements

  1. The perspective settings associated with launch configurations have been centralized on the "Run/Debug > Perspectives" preference page. Previously the perspective settings were controlled via the launch configuration dialog. The "Perspectives" tab has been replaced with a "Getting Started" tab that explains how to create a new configuration.

Problem Reports Fixed

110928: mneumonic conflict on preference page
79709: Centralize launching preferences
110075: Embedded breakpoints view with nested groups does not update check marks properly
111079: debug/run button active with multiple selection

September 21, 2005

Problem Reports Fixed

110078: acclerator conflict in breakpoint import
110074: Breakpoints are not added to default breakpoint working set

September 19, 2005

Enhancements

  1. Remove a single console: An action has been added to the console toolbar to remove the associated launch/console.

Problem Reports Fixed

109008: breakpoint import/export polish items
103731: breakpoint working set settings lost on project close/open
102270: Console: Close just one window?
109009: Tests for breakpoint import/export
109777: import/export breakpoints test failure
102526: Find/Replace in Console window does not go to proper place of matches when window has fixed width

September 13, 2005

Enhancements

  1. Breakpoint import and export: Breakpoints can be exported and imported from the local file system. Actions are available in the context menu of the Breakpoints view to export/import, as well as in the general import/export wizard.

Problem Reports Fixed

41057: Option to export and import break points at the Breakpoints view
86114: Breakpoint working set wizard should show breakpoints in hierarchical fashion

September 6, 2005

Enhancements

  1. System properties as launch variables: A new string variable "${system_property:name}" was added to the debug platform that resolves to the value of a system property in the Eclipse SDK runtime. The variable accepts a system property name as an argument and a selection dialog allows the user to select from known system properties.

Problem Reports Fixed

108323: expose system properties as variables in the launching framework

Aug 30, 2005

Problem Reports Fixed

107488: [Memory View] Table rendering stop updating when new memory blocks are added
108307: remove coupling between breakpoints view and content provider
105356: TVT 3.1 - TCT 428 - Mnemonic Error
107383: testCaseSensitiveQualifiedSourceLookup failure
108126: NPE when bringing Registers View to the top

Aug 8, 2005

Enhancements

  1. API addition: IDebugUIConstants.PREF_MAX_DETAIL_LENGTH. The user preference controlling the maximum length of strings displayed in the Variables view detail area has been made public API. In previous builds the preference was internal.

Problem Reports Fixed

106178: Remove uneccessary NLS tags
89471: [polish] Installed JRE pref page: Source attach & jdoc loc should be configurable in default
104852: Debug View changes focus on removal of terminated launch forcing editor popup
104675: large byte[] variabls expand into too much memory

Aug 2, 2005

Enhancements

  1. Added NL support for images.

Problem Reports Fixed

103381: Infinite viewer expand/restore when recursive data structure expanded
105071: Incorrect handling for debugger's continue-launch-despite-compile-errors dialog
105264: [BIDI] need to add $nl$/ to icon paths for reversed icons
104573: Resource Tree Locked error while saving shared Eclipse Application launch config

July 26, 2005

Problem Reports Fixed

98147: Variables View does not show all children if same instance is expanded twice
99416: Evaluation in context of superclass fails to resolve instvar in subclass
100543: TextConsoleViewer should not subclass TextViewer
100480: Duplicate launch configuration leads to bogus launch configuration
102537: org.eclipse.ui.console.consolePageParticipants API information
99753: Debug use of new Boolean(boolean)