[Soot-list] Running SOOT on eclipse plugins
bodden at st.informatik.tu-darmstadt.de
Wed Nov 11 09:17:50 EST 2009
Yes, I can see that being a problem. The Ecipse plugin is currently not very
flexible when it comes to non-default classpaths etc. I suggest analyzing
the plugin by using Soot as a command-line tool. That should give you more
flexibility to specify the source folders correctly.
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2009/11/11 gehan kamel <gehan84 at yahoo.com>
> Hello Mr Eric,
> Thanks alot for helping out..Actually I import it into an eclipse project
> and choose from the project menu 'Run SOOT'...It either gives an error or
> runs in 0 seconds and gives an empty sootoutput folder..
> When I run it on individual files, it can produce the jimple format but
> with many errors in the jimple format, since running the SOOT on one file
> only doesnot allow it to see the rest of the classes in the plug-in that are
> Then i noticed on
> http://www.bodden.de/2008/08/30/soot-eclipse-plugin-tutorial/ that the
> project has to be set up as a src folder with packages in it, which isnot
> the case in eclipse plugins..I have folders within folders, so I donot have
> the structure suggested in the above link..
> Please advice on this issue..
> Thanks again
> *Gehan Mustafa Kamel Selim*
> *School Of Computing,*
> *Queens University*
> *"TOUGH TIMES DON'T LAST...TOUGH PEOPLE DO ;)"*
> --- On *Wed, 11/11/09, Eric Bodden <bodden at st.informatik.tu-darmstadt.de>*wrote:
> From: Eric Bodden <bodden at st.informatik.tu-darmstadt.de>
> Subject: Re: [Soot-list] Running SOOT on eclipse plugins
> To: "gehan kamel" <gehan84 at yahoo.com>
> Cc: soot-list at sable.mcgill.ca
> Date: Wednesday, November 11, 2009, 4:01 PM
> Hi Gehan.
> To answer this we really need to know how exactly you invoke Soot,
> i.e., your command line etc.
> Eric Bodden
> Software Technology Group, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany
> Tel: +49 6151 16-5478 Fax: +49 6151 16-5410
> Mailing Address: S2|02 A209, Hochschulstraße 10, 64289 Darmstadt
> 2009/11/9 gehan kamel <gehan84 at yahoo.com<http://email@example.com>
> > Hello all,
> > I have been trying to run soot and extract the jimple files for all the
> .java files in an eclipse plugin (swing)..
> > The soot works very well on many projects, however on eclipse plugins it
> runs and takes 0 secs to run, and then there is an empty sootoutput folder
> > I am suspecting this might be due to the folder structure of the plugins
> , (since there is no src folder with packages in it, but there are folders
> within folders)..
> > Anysuggestions on ho to solve the problem?
> > Thanks alot in advance
> > Gehan Mustafa Kamel Selim
> > School Of Computing,
> > Queens University
> > "TOUGH TIMES DON'T LAST...TOUGH PEOPLE DO ;)"
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