Buckminster and Cloudsmith

Dublin, 23.5.2007
Mitch, Thomas, Stephen, Henrik
Cloudsmith... started last September, Chris Horn
Not a product: about components (Eclipse)
Used to assemble Europa
Buckminster Fuller
Component: something which has a name
Resource map
cspec: component specification - explicit, or "discovered"
There are "versions" of components (including variants, no exclusion principle)
cquery: Component query, to build a configuration
bom: bill of materials (result of the query, file). Flat/structured.Cycle support
mspec: materialization spec
consistency check: eventually possible with cloudsmith database
distributed system
Buckminster is a feature set within an Eclipse IDE
Demo in Buckminster wiki in eclipse
Standard Eclipse extension points (plugin)

STP using ant

Marc Girod