Using Yocto Eclipse Plugin how do you create a static library

Using Eclipse and the Yocto Plugin I can create a ‘Hello World’ program that successfully runs on my target board. This is created using the the Yocto Project SDK Autotools Project template.

I now would like to create a static library project, not an executable.

What is the best way to accomplish this?

I do not think it’s is possible. You can use Eclipse as an editor, but you’d have to create a custom layer to compile and add to your distro.