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Re: RFE: Please provide "Archived Site" downloads (was: "unzip over eclipse home" downloads for Subclipse)

From: Daniel Serodio <daniel.listas_at_xxx.com.br>
Date: 2005-12-15 15:17:28 CET

Mark Phippard wrote:
> Daniel Serodio <daniel.listas@xxx.com.br> wrote on 12/14/2005 07:28:57 AM:
>> I know, but inside the "Find and Install" dialog, there's a button just
>> beneath the "New Local Site" button that says "New Archived Site", which
>> doesn't understand Subclipse's archive.
>> If Subclipse's archive were recognized by Eclipse (thru the New Archived
>> Site button), the installation would still go thru Eclipse's
>> Configuration Manager, but wouldn't require that the user manually
>> extract the contents of the archive.
>> For a working example of what I mean, download SpringIDE's archived
>> update site at http://springide.org/updatesite/updatesite_1.2.4.zip, and
>> install it thru the "New Archived Site" button.
> It looks like the only difference is that our zip file is more friendly
> for someone that just wants to unzip it. However, if making the zip file
> in this format enables this feature I will try that for the next release
> and see if anyone complains. There is nothing harmful about that way of
> doing the zip file, you just have to be more alert when unzipping it to
> place the extracted files into their own folder. I imagine most people
> doing development could handle this.
Thanks, this will make installing Subclipse a little easier for our Jr.

Daniel Serodio
Received on Fri Dec 16 01:17:28 2005

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