Eclipse Embedded CDT (C/C++ Development Tools) 6.0.0 Release Review

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Version 6.0.0 is a new major release; it updates the features names, the bundles names, the Java Packages and the large majority of IDs to org.eclipse.embedcdt; it also updates the content used by the Arm templates plug-ins, including the STM template to the latest STM packages.

Fore more details, please read the project web release pages:


Architectural Issues

No architectural issues.

Security Issues

No security issues.

Non-Code Aspects

The documentation is published in the new project web.

Conforms To UI/UX Guidelines
Not verified
Usability Details

No usability issues.

End of Life

No End-of-Life components.


No standards compliance issues.


The user community uses the project forum. Developers use the embed-cdt-dev list.

This release is part of Eclipse IDE 2020-12

The project has been around for 10+ years extending Eclipse IDE + CDT from the outside of the Eclipse Foundation. This release and graduation marks Eclipse Embed CDT's completing the transition to the Eclipse way of doing things. The project team has learned the tools and processes of the Foundation, including CQs, IP Management for handling contributions and with this first official release, release reviews. The project is already adopted by dozens of embedded companies in their Eclipse IDE based tools and has attracted new contributors and adoption, for example from the CORE-V foundation as a basis for the CORE-V IDE  There is also a new top level Eclipse IDE download which features this set of plug-ins in the 2020-12 release.