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README.md

#Maven-oriented JSesh distributions. Contains the following folders and modules:

Maven modules for JSesh

Libraries

  • cupAndlex : a bundle with CUP and LEX. Probably usable for other projects as a maven MOJO.
  • cupruntime : the CUP runtime, used by JSesh
  • jsesh : the main jsesh library (we will remove the application part from it)
  • jseshDoc : the module for JSesh documentation
  • jseshGlyphs : the main hieroglyphic font
  • jvect : vectorial copy/paste library.
  • prepareJSeshRelease: a maven mojo for preparing the release (mostly indexing the fonts)
  • utils : utilities to update some data files. nothing of interest.
  • jhotdrawfw : the "application framework" part of JHOTDRAW 7.

Among those, the following modules are obsolete :

  • jseshMac : the mac JSesh application (will be replaced by jseshAppli)
  • jseshOthers : non-mac application jar (will be replaced by jseshAppli)

Softwares

  • jseshAppli : a module containing the JSesh application (using JHotdraw)
  • jsesh-installer : everthing related to installing JSesh
  • codeDumper : a small software to create a dump of JSesh files, as simple lists of codes.

Files and Folders not part of the general maven architecture

  • README.md : this file
  • TODO.md : ok, a TODO file
  • comments: various text files I keep about JSesh, and some unused code (unformal tests and proof-of-concept)

Working with eclipse:

there seems to be a problem with the eclipse plugin for maven regarding generated sources: the "jsesh" maven module will report missing classes in eclipse.

A quick fix:

  • import the JSesh-all project in eclipse (import maven project)

  • open the jsesh module, and, on the pom.xml file, select "run as/maven package". This will create the missing files

  • then, you need to add the corresponding folders to the jsesh eclipse project as "source folders".

    • In the jsesh module, open target/generated sources
    • Then right click on target/generated sources/cup, and select the menu entry "build path/use as source folder". do the same for the target/generated sources/lex folder.

That's it.

Building distributions

Due to changes in Java distribution and on Windows and Mac OS X as platform (with a strong bias against softwares not distributed through their respective stores), the previous java-only distribution system has changed.

JSesh will now embed its own version of Java - at the present time, it will be java 8.

The files here are used in the last, non-automated phase of building a JSesh distribution.

I will probably try to automate everything at some point, this being said.


Building a Mac Distribution:

build the whole project: "mvn install".

  1. all files are in jsesh-installer/target/mac. cd there.

  2. Ensure main.sh is executable in both apps (JSesh.app and SignInfo.app)

  3. place jre 8 in the Contents folder of JSesh.app, with "jre" as folder name.

  4. (maybe not needed anymore ?) Bundled JRE for mac os X distribution need to patch flavormap.properties: add the line PDF: application/pdf (allows copy/paste of PDF) P.S. see if we can handle this as EMF ? (check if still needed anyway)

  5. Check if JSesh and SignInfo are functional (they should start if you double click on them).

  6. make a package (.pkg) with "Packages" by Stéphane Sudre. See JSesh-dist.pkgproj for a config file for the Packages software for Mac.


Windows distribution

  1. copy the files from target/windows into a Windows machine
  2. copy a 32 bit JRE in the JSesh folder on Windows. Ensure it's named "jre".
  3. start lauch4J and use the jsesh-bundler.xml file. It should create JSesh.exe in the JSesh folder.
  4. same for the file signInfo-bundler.xml
  5. run InnoDB on jsesh-inno.iss