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Re: [Subclipse-dev] subclipse update sites

From: Eugene Kuleshov <eu_at_md.pp.ru>
Date: Sat, 14 Jun 2008 13:48:55 -0400

Mark Phippard wrote:
>> Can you please generate and publish p2 metadata for currently available
>> update sites? So it would allow to use p2 installer with them. See wiki docs
>> on metadata generator app at
>> http://wiki.eclipse.org/Equinox_p2_Metadata_Generator
> I will look into it. What is the p2 installer? Is that just the new
> install UI you see in Eclipse or something else? It seems like the
> install UI handles update sites fine.
  Installer is the thing you can use to install Eclipse without
downloading platform zip. See wiki at

  You may want to look at Equinox p2 category in the wiki. There is lot
of stuff in there about p2 http://wiki.eclipse.org/Category:Equinox_p2
> Do you think Eclipse will release on time this year? This p2 stuff
> does not seem even close to ready to me and they do not seem willing
> to back it out.
> I do think the p2 stuff will eventually be an improvement but it does
> not see to work very well right now.
  Well, platform guys invested lot of time in there and there is no time
to turn back now. It seem like they convinced that there are no
showstopper issues in p2 right now, so it may as well be in time.


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Received on 2008-06-14 19:49:19 CEST

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