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authorPaul Pazderski2019-05-25 09:54:39 +0000
committerPaul Pazderski2019-06-17 22:30:02 +0000
commite99c2764d843ee2940073472d64d84315b72b510 (patch)
parent3e70261daad0edce3b93273a8e922005a38943b3 (diff)
Update "build natives for Win32" part of SWT Readme
Change-Id: Ia20ac7e53f35b81fd5888d37566d696b5aa6ea0f Signed-off-by: Paul Pazderski <>
1 files changed, 6 insertions, 6 deletions
diff --git a/bundles/org.eclipse.swt/ b/bundles/org.eclipse.swt/
index 696f3a0bbd..bf8ba6d9b6 100644
--- a/bundles/org.eclipse.swt/
+++ b/bundles/org.eclipse.swt/
@@ -37,16 +37,16 @@ libraries in the binary repository.
## (Advanced) Building Natives.
### Building just 64bit natives with no Webkit
-(Last Tested on Win10 64 bit & Java 9. March 2018):
+(Last tested on Win10 64 bit & Java 11. May 2019):
You need to install the following on your system:
* Microsoft Visual Studio - Community and Windows 10 SDK: (1*)
- (I can't remember which components I installed, I cliked on items that seemed relevant for C/C++ development.
- I also installed the linux, but that might not be needed. My installation was around 20GB).
+ Either select the components "MSVC C++-x64/x86-Buildtools" and "Windows 10 SDK"
+ or the workload "Desktop development with C++" which includes the required components and some more.
* (Optional) Install Cygwin
-* Install Java 8 or 9. Oracle JDK or IBM JDK:
+* Install Java 8 or 11. Oracle JDK or IBM JDK:
@@ -56,7 +56,7 @@ In the binary git repo, in the windows project, you can build the natives via th
* In Eclipse, in the binary project org.eclipse.swt.win32.win32.x86_64, right click on build.xml:
* Run As -> Ant Build ...
-* on the Targets tab check the build_libraries target (it should be the only one check for just the natives).
+* On the Targets tab check the build_libraries target (it should be the only one check for just the natives).
* On the JRE tab select "Run in the same JRE as the workspace"
* On the Refresh tab check "Refresh resources upon completion" to refresh your workspace after running the build; this ensures that Eclipse will pick up the fresh binaries
* Press the "Run" button to begin.

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