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Status Future consideration
Workspace App Connect
Created by Guest
Created on Dec 9, 2013

Make Application and Libraries projects resolve dependencies from .classpath file instead of .project references

The Toolkit uses Project References to gather dependencies for the Application, Libraries and Flow projects. This requires that we have all the projects we depend on open in the workspace.

Having these projects open allow mistakes to happen, like changing some dependent code. 

If the bar and other builders resolve dependencies from the .classpath file in addition to the .project, like most projects in Eclipse, we will be able to use an industry standard dependency mechanism tool like Maven with good integration with the Toolkit.

Make the builders resolve dependencies from .classpath file in addition to the .project file for Projects, Applications, Libraries, Message Sets, and all other Toolkit Project files available.

Additionally, add the option to chose the actual source folder for the flow resources, so we can maintain the convention over configuration standard like:

Idea priority High
RFE ID 42569
RFE Product IBM App Connect Enterprise (formerly IBM Integration Bus)
  • Guest
    Sep 22, 2020

    RFE Review. Apologies for the length of time this RFE has been in the status of Under Consideration. We are continuing to monitor this RFE for signs of popularity as we are committed to continuous improvement in our build and deploy pipeline tools. Status of the RFE is updated to Uncommitted Candidate.

  • Guest
    Oct 7, 2015

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - WebSphere
    Product family - Integration
    Product - IBM Integration Bus (WebSphere Message Broker) - IIB

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - WebSphere
    Product family - Connectivity and Integration
    Product - IBM Integration Bus (WebSphere Message Broker) - IIB