Category: eclipse

Eclipse freezes on Windows 10 creator’s update

Symptoms: Eclipse used to work fine under Windows 10, suddenly hangs short after start. Solution: uninstall Linux subsystem or don't use Git in Eclipse Explanation: the Eclipse egit plugin looks for bash, which normally doesn't exist on Windows. When the Windows subsystem for Linux is installed, bash does exist, but blocks with a message ("click … Continue reading Eclipse freezes on Windows 10 creator’s update

When scala unitests won’t run in the Scala IDE with Maven

Stupid problem: scala unit tests / scalatest tests suddenly won't run after a failed maven build claiming with a ClassNotFoundException that the test class doesn't exist. I believe this to be a weird class loading issue where Eclipse doesn't include unit tests into the classpath.The very, very sad workaround is: run a successful maven build … Continue reading When scala unitests won’t run in the Scala IDE with Maven

CRTL + Left click on java methods/members/classes slow in Eclipse

In a certain, corporate installation of Eclipse on a quite fast computer CRTL+Left click on java classes, members and methods in the java editor incurred always several seconds of a locked up eclipse which coincided with moderate network traffic. When disconnecting the network the delay would magically vanish. Pierre-Antoine Grégoire came up with the reason … Continue reading CRTL + Left click on java methods/members/classes slow in Eclipse

Connecting with Eclipse to a remote SVN repository via SSH on non-standard ports

Having been bitten by this for the n-th time (with n being subjectively a large integer), I'm noting this down for the following generations to benefit; and hopefully to save myself some fiddling next time it happens. Without further ado:How to connect with SVN to a remote repository that is running on a non-standard SSH … Continue reading Connecting with Eclipse to a remote SVN repository via SSH on non-standard ports