I'm trying my first project in Eclipse. I have some existing code I'd like to keep out of Eclipse for now (deciding if I like it first.)
My existing source and class files are organized in a hierarchy that works for me with Ant. I have a directory structure (outside Eclipse) including a Classpath pointer to \java\localclasses
There are other packages besides utils, but that is the only one I'm trying to use for now.
To get access to it in Eclipse, I've added a ClassPath variable, pointing to the localclasses folder, and added that to the BuildPath. Eclipse cannot find my classes. Much of the help seems to talk about finding "archives" and jar files, but shouldn't the Eclipse realize that a buildpath entry is not a jar, and look below it in the file system for the qualified names of packages being imported?
(My code has several "import com.patterd.utils.whatever" entries that remain flagged as unresolved.)