SpotBugs is built using Gradle. The recommended way to obtain it is to simply run the
gradlew.bat) wrapper, which will automatically download and run the correct version as needed (using the settings in
To see a list of build options, run
gradle tasks (or
gradlew tasks). The
build task will perform a full build and test.
To build the FindBugs plugin for Eclipse, you'll need to create the file
eclipsePlugin/local.properties, containing a property
eclipsePlugin.dir that points to an Eclipse installation's plugin directory (see
.travis.yml for an example), then run the build.