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[Subclipse-users] Eclipse skipping eclipse.ini (was: Re: [Subclipse-users] Subclipse 1.4 not working on Ubuntu 8.04.1 amd64)

From: Markus Schönhaber <subclipse-users_at_list-post.ddt-consult.de>
Date: Fri, 15 Aug 2008 16:55:44 +0200

Thanks for your explanations, Mark.

Mark Phippard wrote:

> A problem I have been seeing a lot recently, and someone mentioned it
> earlier, is that people will edit their eclipse.ini, but their Eclipse
> launcher shortcut will have options like -vm or -vmargs on it. When
> you do this, the launcher does not read the eclipse.ini file. So make
> sure you move all command line options into the .ini file.

In case it might help someone: another way to make Eclipse skip
eclipse.ini seems to be to rename the eclipse binary.
I once moved "eclipse" to "eclipse.bin" and created a shell script named
"eclipse" which set LD_LIBRARY_PATH and then started "eclipse.bin". It
took me some time to figure out that some problems I had afterwards were
caused by Eclipse not reading eclipse.ini.
I have not investigated if in this case something like "eclipse.bin.ini"
is looked for.

Regards
  mks

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