Fixing slow code assist for Android in Eclipse Helios – update
The issue with JavaDoc causing code asssist freezes is indeed a problem in Eclipse Helios (not in Android JavaDoc files).
This is fixed for 3.7:
There is a back-port of this fix for Eclipse 3.6 SR1, discussed here:
Applying the fix is easy, you just replace
org.eclipse.jdt.core_3.6.1.v_A68_R36x.jar inside your Eclipse plugins folder with the file provided in the above message.
Here is a direct link:
I submitted a request for this fix to be released with 3.6 SR2 , coming at the end of February. I’m keeping my fingers crossed.
Update: fix is scheduled for Eclipse Helios SR2, coming February 25.