biz.aQute:bnd

A utility and plugin to wrap, build, or print bundles


Keywords
bnd, bndtools, eclipse, eclipse-plugin, gradle-plugin, java, maven-plugin, osgi, osgi-development
Licenses
Unicode-DFS-2016/Intel

Documentation

README Bnd/Bndtools

Bnd/Bndtools is a swiss army knife for OSGi, it creates manifest headers for you based on analyzing the class code, it verifies your settings, it manages project dependencies, gives you quote of the day, diffs jars, and much more.

Information about Bnd can be found at https://bnd.bndtools.org and information about Bndtools can be found at https://bndtools.org.

Repository

The git repository contains all code.

License

This program and the accompanying materials are made available under the terms of the Apache License, Version 2.0 which is available at https://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0, or the Eclipse Public License 2.0 which is available at http://www.eclipse.org/legal/epl-2.0.

API

Though we am usually pretty good at backward compatibility, there is no guarantee. This is an unpaid project. Bnd properties will be backward compatible if there is any possibility.

If you're building a tool with a general audience that includes Bnd for a general audience I would appreciate if you got in touch with us so we can keep in touch. We are always interested in ideas.

Eclipse

Bndtools is the development environment of Bnd.

Building

Gradle is used to build Bnd/Bndtools. The workspace root has a build.gradle file that builds all projects in proper order.

./gradlew - Assembles, tests and releases the non-maven projects into dist/bundles
./gradlew :build :maven:deploy - Assembles and releases the projects into dist/bundles

The workspace root includes the gradle wrapper, gradlew, command.

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Release

Bnd/Bndtools is continuously built on Azure Pipeline.

A Maven repository of the latest build is available at https://bndtools.jfrog.io/bndtools/libs-snapshot. A snapshot version of all the bundles and Maven and Gradle plugins is there.

Using the latest development SNAPSHOT build of Bnd/Bndtools

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Feedback

Feedback is always welcome, for general discussions use the bndtools-users@googlegroups.com mail list. We also have the bndtools-dev@googlegroups.com mail list for discussions on the development of bnd.

Bugs and issues should go to https://github.com/bndtools/bnd/issues

Other feedback or specific functionality send to Peter.Kriens@aQute.biz

Contributing

Want to hack on Bnd/Bndtools? There are instructions to get you started.

They are probably not perfect, please let us know if anything feels wrong or incomplete.

Acknowledgments

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