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You can also adjust the path in build.xml and .classpath to match the installed
You can also adjust the path in build.xml and .classpath to match the installed
location on your machine.
location on your machine.

Revision as of 19:43, 7 July 2008


Syncing Source

Installing Zimbra

If you're a developer, then you an deploy-war Zimbra. Be sure you have JDK set up. The easier route is to install the Zimbra distribution, then build as Zimbra user.


Getting mpowerplayer

mpp-sdk for Mac OS X (http://www.mpowerplayer.com) M PowerPlayer SDK provides CLDC and MIDP libraries, and an emulator.

Installing mmpowerplayer

Once the file has been downloaded, unzip and move to:


Note: If compiling as Zimbra, be sure to give Zimbra r/w privs to the directory.

Sun Java Wireless Toolkit

Getting the Sun Java Wireless Toolkit

Sun Java Wireless Toolkit for Windows and Linux (http://java.sun.com/products/sjwtoolkit/download.html)

   Libraries and an emulator for Windows and Linux.

Installing the Sun Java Wireless Toolkit

Once the file has been downloaded, you may need to make executable

chmod +x sun_java_wireless_toolkit-2_x_x-linux.bin

Run the installer:


Note: While running the installer, you may receive an alert:

No suitable Java interpreter was detected

If you receive this error, please check to make sure you have installed java. If running as the Zimbra user, the location is usually /opt/zimbra/java. If running in a dev environment, enter the location of java.

When the installer asks for the directory to isntall, the directory should be:


The installer may ask to check for updates. It is your choice as to whether you wish to utilize this feature.

The isntaller will then display the installation settings:

Setup has enough information to start copying the program files.
Current Settings:
Destination Directory
JVM Folder
Check for Program Updates

When ready, press "0" to begin copying files.

BlackBerry (RIM) JDE)

BlackBerry JDE v4.2 (http://na.blackberry.com/eng/developers/downloads/jde.jsp)

   JDE is needed for BlackBerry builds.  JDE is available as Windows
   executable only.  For OS X and Linux, you would need an access to
   a Windows machine to extract the files first.

BlackBerry JDE should be copied to:


J2ME Polish

We will only be installing J2ME Polish for build purposes. If you wish to do development work, you may wish to take a closer look at it

Getting J2ME Polish

Installing J2ME Polish

The J2ME Polish installer must be run in X11. Running the installer from the command line will give a:

No X11 DISPLAY variable was set, but this program performed an operation which requires it.

To run the installer, start X11, then run(replace with your version number):

java -jar j2mepolish-2.0.2.jar

When proceeding through the installer, specify the installation location as:


Specify the Wireless Toolkit Location (WTK or wtk.home) as:


Specify the location of mmpowerplayer when asked for "Paths to Emulators, SDKs and IDEs:

The mmpowerhome (mpp.home) is /opt/zimbra/mpp-sdk

The rest may be left blank. If you have other emulators, you may specify them now.

If you have installed BackBerry JDE, then be sure to specify the location:


Select the packages to install. The default is fine. Click next until finished.

The following libraries are required to build ZimbraME.

J2ME-Polish 2.0.1 (http://www.j2mepolish.org)

   Please check out the licensing detail at 
   You will need a commercial license to build and distribute ZimbraME.

java -jar j2mepolish-2.0.2.jar

The libraries need to be installed or linked to /opt/zimbra, such as

/opt/zimbra/J2ME-Polish /opt/zimbra/mpp-sdk /opt/zimbra/jde/BlackBerry JDE Component Package 4.2.0

You can also adjust the path in build.xml and .classpath to match the installed location on your machine.

Verified Against: unknown Date Created: 6/11/2008
Article ID: https://wiki.zimbra.com/index.php?title=Building_ZimbraME Date Modified: 2008-07-07

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