Using AspectJ in Ecplipse RCP

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If you try to export an AspectJ enabled Eclipse RCP 3.6, you will notice that none of your pretty aspects is compiled. Before Eclipse 3.6 there was an export option as “Export Product with AspectJ”.

But since version 3.6 you will not see that option. Instead you should just add AspectJ compiler adapter into your build.properties file:

compilerAdapter = org.eclipse.ajdt.core.ant.AJDT_AjcCompilerAdapter
sourceFileExtensions = *.java, *.aj

*Migrated from old blog: using-aspectj-in-eclipse-rcp.