I recently installed the necessary software to build the Zimbra subversion code using Eclipse under Windows. I outlined the steps I took, and some of the issues I faced, here:
A couple of days ago I also wrote something on getting the binary install working in Ubuntu 6.10:
The 'reset-the-world' ant task failed looking for a samplecontacts.xml - exactly the error in this forum posting:
But it didn't seem to stop things from working so I just carried on. Hope the information proves useful to someone and any feedback is welcome.