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Re: [Subclipse-dev] subclipse update sites

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 14 Jun 2008 13:53:28 -0400

On Sat, Jun 14, 2008 at 1:48 PM, Eugene Kuleshov <eu_at_md.pp.ru> wrote:
> Installer is the thing you can use to install Eclipse without downloading
> platform zip. See wiki at http://wiki.eclipse.org/Equinox_p2_Installer
>
> 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

Yeah, I do not want to invest that much time in this. I just tried
the site using the installer within Eclipse. It still works. Looks
the same as before so I am not sure if the stuff I did has any impact
on it or not.

>> 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.

It all seems very fragile and none of the old workarounds work
anymore. Once I install a few plug-ins I can no longer bring up the
install UI. Putting stuff in the dropins folder seems to do nothing
etc...

Not what I typically expect from Eclipse this close to a release.

-- 
Thanks
Mark Phippard
http://markphip.blogspot.com/
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Received on 2008-06-14 19:53:35 CEST

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