These stats on the development of Eclipse 3.1 (via Prof. Dave Wortman at the University of Toronto) show what it takes to get something that size out the door:
  • Days in the Eclipse 3.1 development period: 365
  • Decrease in size of the SDK installed footprint (from 3.0, 32KB block size): 6,688 KB
  • Committers: 133
  • Lines of Java source code: 2,425,709
  • Java source files: 11,548
  • Lines of XML source code: 57,533
  • Builds delayed by fire (Oregon): 1
  • Builds broken by lightning strike (Beirut and Ottawa): 2
  • Most tests for a single component (JDT Core): 17,764
  • Bugzilla bug or enhancement reports entered: 21,831
  • Bugzilla reports resolved (fixed, wontfix, duplicate, etc): 20,789
  • Bugzilla reports fixed: 9,871
  • Number of bug reports written entirely in verse (#100918 and #100924): 2