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Re: [Subclipse-dev] ISVNClientAdapter hidden in 1.1.8

From: Roy Paterson <roy.paterson_at_smartbearsoftware.com>
Date: 2007-02-22 16:07:52 CET

Seconded! This is the same thing I requested recently in the emails
with the subject "unpack core plugin".

Roy Paterson

Thomas Hallgren wrote:
> Hi,
> Sorry for bringing this up again, but this is becoming a real problem
> for us. Here's why:
>
> 1. Every time we create a new workspace, the subclipse.core plug-in must
> be imported into that workspace or our compilation fails. When asked,
> Eclipse answers that their compiler doesn't handle embedded jars at all.
> 2. When the subclipse.core plug-in is imported into the workspace,
> self-hosting fails. It is necessary to change the launch configuration
> and force the launcher to select the one that is in the target platform
> instead of defaulting to the one in the workspace.
> 3. There seems to be little or no activity going on around your Eclipse
> proposal??
> 4. We (the Buckminster project) is one of the first projects to move the
> whole code base from CVS to SVN at Eclipse.org. Needless to say, we'd
> like to use the latest and greatest Subclipse technology in our
> development environment. Item #1 - #3 makes that so cumbersome we now
> feel forced to stay behind on Subclipse 1.0.4 (it is unpacked when
> installed).
>
> I've even tried to manually unpack the subclipse.core plug-in and change
> the unpack directive in the "feature.xml" but that doesn't help. The
> classpath construct (using a dot) in the MANIFEST.MF seems to have
> special meaning. Now the compiler complains on the classes that are not
> in any of the jars.
>
> So my humble request is; please repackage your 1.2 release so that it
> unpacks when installed (and does not use '.' in the bundle classpath).
> The current embedding of jars creates a lot of problems and it doesn't
> give your users any advantages.
>
> Kind Regards,
> Thomas Hallgren
>
>
>
> Thomas Hallgren wrote:
>> Mark Phippard wrote:
>>> In the version we submitted for our Eclipse proposal, each of these
>>> JARS within a JAR is now its own plugin. So the issue would go away
>>> anyway once we get moved to that architecture.
>>>
>> Great. I can certainly bring the subclipse.core plugin into my
>> workspace until that happens. Thanks for finding the problem.
>>
>> - thomas
>>
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