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, diffs jars, and much more.
The git repository contains all the code.
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.
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.
Bndtools is the development environment of Bnd.
Gradle is used to build Bnd/Bndtools.
The repo has a
build.gradle file that builds all projects in proper order.
./gradlew - Assembles, tests and releases the non-maven projects into
./gradlew :build :maven:deploy - Assembles and releases the projects into
The repo includes the gradle wrapper,
Bnd/Bndtools is continuously built on GitHub Actions.
CodeQL is used for continuous security analysis.
A Maven snapshot repository of the latest build is available at https://bndtools.jfrog.io/bndtools/libs-snapshot-local.
Using the latest development SNAPSHOT build of Bnd/Bndtools
- Bnd Gradle Plugins
- Bnd Maven Plugins
- Bndtools snapshot p2 update site: https://bndtools.jfrog.io/bndtools/update-snapshot
Release versions of Bnd artifacts including Maven and Gradle plugins are available from Maven Central and JCenter.
Release versions of Bndtools are available from the Bndtools p2 update site: https://bndtools.jfrog.io/bndtools/update-latest.
Feedback is always welcome, for general discussions use the firstname.lastname@example.org mail list. We also have the email@example.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.
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.
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