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Re: [Subclipse-dev] p2 metadata for subclipse update sites

From: Mark Phippard <mphippard_at_collab.net>
Date: Thu, 18 Dec 2008 10:46:10 -0500

On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 10:28 AM, Eugene Kuleshov <eu_at_md.pp.ru> wrote:
> Hi Mark,
> Not sure if my email went trough, so I am resending it again.

Sorry. I live in New Hampshire and we were without power for many
days. I saw your message during this period and forgot to reply.

> I wonder if you are you planning to publish p2 metadata for subclipse
> update sites? The missing metadata makes dependency resolution really
> slow and it is also makes impossible to use p2 installer tool to install
> Subclipse
> along with Eclipse Platform.
> If you need help with that I can give you required scripts that would
> generate this metadata based on the regular update site content.

We did this earlier and it led to problems so we removed it. If the
feature is working better, we can try again. Scripts would be good.
I build Subclipse using Eclipse 3.2, so I cannot use the built-in
features in 3.4 to generate the files.

I recall that one of the problems is that the update site contains the
JARs for older releases and this seems to mess up the p2 metadata

Mark Phippard
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