Important notice: This page is out-of-date. Saros no longer relies on Subclipse, so no such plugin needs to be installed for compiling Saros.
Saros can interact with Eclipse's SVN Team support and therefore needs to have access to the plugin for compilation.
Add the update site http://subclipse.tigris.org/update_1.6.x
Install Subclipse, Subversion Client Adapter and Subversion JavaHL Native Library Adapter.
A common problem after installing Subclipse on modern machines is a recurring error message mentioning something "Java HL" preceded by several seconds of frozen Eclipse GUI. The issue is explained on the official Subclipse website including the steps to solve the problem under Windows and Linux.
Current Ubuntu setups won't find the required package
libsvn-java in version 1.6 among the standard repositories (e.g. with Ubuntu 15.10, you'll only find
libsvn-java 1.8, which is too new for Subclipse 1.6). You may add the archived repositories of Ubuntu 12.04 in your
/etc/apt/sources.list in order to be able install the matching
deb http://extras.ubuntu.com/ubuntu precise main
deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise main universe restricted multiverse
Open the New Software Dialog
Press the Add Button to add a site
Click add the site.
Add Subclipse repository
Pick a name for the Name field, enter http://subclipse.tigris.org/update_1.6.x into the Location field and press
Select the Subclipse group and press
Review the Installation details
Review the installation details and continue by pressing
If you can't install all packages at once just try to install only the packages marked as Required
Review and accept the license and continue by pressing . This will start the installation.
You will be presented the progress of the installation.
The packages are not cryptographically signed, nothing we can change right now. Just click
You will be asked to restart Eclipse at the end of the installation.
You are asked if you want to participate in providing feedback, the choice is yours.
In the next chapter we will install the EGit plug-in. EGit provides the functionality of Git in Eclipse.