Contributing to Eclipse StatET

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Eclipse StatET is an Eclipse-based IDE for R.

Developer Resources

Please check the project page for information regarding source repositories, bug tracker and other developer resources:

This project uses Bugzilla to track ongoing development and issues.

Be sure to search for existing bugs before you create another one.

This project accepts source contributions via Gerrit; please see and note the requirements described in the following section.

Eclipse Contributor Agreement

Before your contribution can be accepted by the project team contributors must electronically sign the Eclipse Contributor Agreement (ECA).

Commits that are provided by non-committers must have a Signed-off-by field in the footer indicating that the author is aware of the terms by which the contribution has been provided to the project. The non-committer must additionally have an Eclipse Foundation account and must have a signed Eclipse Contributor Agreement (ECA) on file.

For more information, please see the Eclipse Committer Handbook


The build of StatET is based on Apache Maven ( and Eclipse Tycho (


  • Maven
  • All repositories of StatET (in folders named like the repositories).

3rd Party Plug-in Dependencies

To aggregate all 3rd party dependencies as Eclipse (OSGI) plug-ins to a feature and P2 repository, run in org.eclipse.statet:

mvn -f 3rdparty/bundle-recipes-pom.xml install
mvn -f 3rdparty/pom.xml install


The build requires the 3rd party plug-in dependencies described above. Instead of using the locally build feature, it is also possible to use an existing P2 repository with that feature by specifying the location with the property statet.dependencies.url.

To build StatET with all components, run in org.eclipse.statet:

mvn -f statet-pom.xml package


Contact the project developers via the project’s Developer Mailing List: