The download page explains how to configure Eclipse, but users may ignore it and suffer adverse effects (e.g., it may severely aggravate the effects of Right now we log this in the error log, should we show this warning some other way?

Submitted by Lennart Kats on 13 April 2010 at 11:36

On 13 April 2010 at 11:43 Lennart Kats commented:

Alternatively, we could try to do this automatically (not fool-proof and requiring much more effort): Spoofax/87.

On 16 December 2012 at 11:27 Guido Wachsmuth tagged @vvergu

On 8 January 2013 at 16:48 Eelco Visser tagged 1.1

On 8 January 2013 at 16:49 Eelco Visser commented:

This is indeed very annoying and confusing for new users.

On 9 January 2013 at 10:03 Vlad Vergu commented:

The checks are already performed but it seems that no error/warning is displayed. Will look into it.

On 9 January 2013 at 10:52 Gabriël Konat tagged eclipse

On 30 January 2013 at 16:52 Vlad Vergu commented:

I propose we solve this the following way:

  • Every time a new version of Spoofax is installed and the startup parameters are incorrect we will display an warning dialog. The warning dialog can be silenced by ‘Don’t show this again’. Regardless of silencing status the warning dialog will appear at least once following a Spoofax upgrade.


On 30 January 2013 at 17:42 Eelco Visser commented:


On 30 January 2013 at 22:11 Vlad Vergu removed tag rfc

On 30 January 2013 at 22:11 Vlad Vergu commented:

Implemented in r25856.

On 30 January 2013 at 22:11 Vlad Vergu closed this issue.

On 31 January 2013 at 12:40 Lennart Kats commented:


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