Converter

Identifier:
org.eclipse.cdt.managedbuilder.core.Converter

Since:
CDT version 3.0

Description:
This extension point allows a tool integrator to contribute a project-type/tool-chain/tool/builder converter to MBS.

Configuration Markup:

<!ELEMENT extension (converter+)>

<!ATTLIST extension

point CDATA #REQUIRED

name  CDATA #IMPLIED

id    CDATA #IMPLIED>


<!ELEMENT converter EMPTY>

<!ATTLIST converter

fromId     CDATA #REQUIRED

toId       CDATA #REQUIRED

mbsVersion CDATA #REQUIRED

class      CDATA #REQUIRED

id         CDATA #REQUIRED

name       CDATA #REQUIRED>

This extension point allows a tool integrator to contribute a project-type/tool-chain/tool/builder converter to MBS. Converters can be used to upgrade to newer versions, change the project-type, or to perform conversions between different tool chains/tools/buiders.



Examples:


      <extension point="org.eclipse.cdt.managedbuilder.core.converter">
         <converter
            fromId="project-type/tool-chain/tool/builder id"
            toId="project-type/tool-chain/tool/builder id"
            mbsVersion="The MBS version the converter was written for"
            class="org.eclipse.cdt.managedbuilder.core.GccConverter">
         </converter>
      </extension>
   

API Information:
Plugins that want to extend this extension point must implement "org.eclipse.cdt.managedbuilder.core.IConvertManagedBuildObject" interface

Supplied Implementation:
"Example plugin" has default implementation of the converter


Copyright (c) 2005 Intel Corporation and others. All rights reserved. This program and the accompanying materials are made available under the terms of the Eclipse Public License v1.0 which accompanies this distribution, and is available at http://www.eclipse.org/legal/epl-v10.html Contributors: Intel Corporation - Initial API and implementation