Getting eclipse to run on vista with xampp install

Posted on 2009-04-06
Last Modified: 2013-12-15
I have spent the last three days trying to get eclipse to run on vista using the xampp install but am having little success for every time that I run the

I have included the phpinfo page if that is any good, just need to figure out what is not correct to get the system running. any help would be appreiated.
eclipse Version: 3.4.1
Build id: M20080911-1700
PHP Version 5.2.8
Welcome to XAMPP for Windows Version 1.7.0 !

I do have the question posted in different build configurations but this is the latest on any help in getting this damn thing running would be appreciated

xdebug support	enabled

Version 	2.0.3

Supported protocols	Revision

DBGp - Common DeBuGger Protocol 	$Revision: $

GDB - GNU Debugger protocol 	$Revision: 1.87 $

PHP3 - PHP 3 Debugger protocol 	$Revision: 1.22 $

Directive	Local Value	Master Value

xdebug.auto_trace	Off	Off

xdebug.collect_includes	On	On

xdebug.collect_params	0	0

xdebug.collect_return	Off	Off

xdebug.collect_vars	Off	Off

xdebug.default_enable	On	On

xdebug.dump.COOKIE	no value	no value

xdebug.dump.ENV	no value	no value

xdebug.dump.FILES	no value	no value

xdebug.dump.GET	no value	no value

xdebug.dump.POST	no value	no value

xdebug.dump.REQUEST	no value	no value

xdebug.dump.SERVER	no value	no value

xdebug.dump.SESSION	no value	no value

xdebug.dump_globals	On	On

xdebug.dump_once	On	On

xdebug.dump_undefined	Off	Off

xdebug.extended_info	On	On

xdebug.idekey	Dicksmith Miranda	no value


xdebug.max_nesting_level	100	100

xdebug.profiler_aggregate	Off	Off

xdebug.profiler_append	Off	Off

xdebug.profiler_enable	On	On

xdebug.profiler_enable_trigger	Off	Off

xdebug.profiler_output_dir	C:\xampp\tmp	C:\xampp\tmp

xdebug.profiler_output_name	cachegrind.out.%p	cachegrind.out.%p

xdebug.remote_autostart	Off	Off

xdebug.remote_enable	On	On

xdebug.remote_handler	dbgp	dbgp

xdebug.remote_host	localhost	localhost

xdebug.remote_log	no value	no value

xdebug.remote_mode	req	req

xdebug.remote_port	10000	10000

xdebug.show_exception_trace	Off	Off

xdebug.show_local_vars	Off	Off

xdebug.show_mem_delta	Off	Off

xdebug.trace_format	0	0

xdebug.trace_options	0	0

xdebug.trace_output_dir	/tmp	/tmp

xdebug.trace_output_name	trace.%c	trace.%c

xdebug.var_display_max_children	128	128

xdebug.var_display_max_data	512	512

xdebug.var_display_max_depth	3	3

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Question by:sydneyguy
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Expert Comment

ID: 24079365

First of all uninstall the cureent Eclipse and try to install the Easy eclipse for Lamp package.

Here is the download site:

Hope this will Help you.


Author Comment

ID: 24086240
I have downloaded it and set it up but how do you run it. For the eclipse I had a good how to run it but this seems different any ideas or good doc on how to do it?
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shobinsun earned 500 total points
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You can run the eclipse by just double clicking the Ecilpse icon from the folder in which it is installed.

Or you can get it in the windows start button(Program lists).

Here is some video tutorials:

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Author Comment

ID: 24086746
have gone through those pages in the last eclipse version i had on the machine i had a menu item called >> debug >> run as php web page    but do not have it on this menu system is there something that I have missed loading up???
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Expert Comment

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you can run the eclipse from your installation directory.

Could you?

Author Comment

ID: 24086968
yes have run it from C:\EasyEclipse-for-LAMP-\eclipse.exe
and no run as php web page access

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i have closed this question and starting again is the new question same topic just starting again in smaller steps thanks for the help

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