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From Jon Schneider <jkschnei...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: IvyDE updatesite packing again
Date Wed, 03 Feb 2010 21:15:36 GMT
Matt,

Just dump the contents of the dist directory into a folder (e.g. updatesite)
in any http server of your choice.  That's it.

Jon

On Wed, Feb 3, 2010 at 3:07 PM, Matt Benson <gudnabrsam@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi, Jon.  I realize from the text below that the problem here is a bug with
> this other tool, and believe me, I have reported it.  But rank hath its
> privileges, and being in a position to affect the IvyDE updatesite Hudson
> build I am inclined to selfishly do so.  If it is that big a deal I could
> use a locally staged updatesite to begin with, but this still brings to a
> head the problem I have which actually prompted my original mail:  I am not
> clear on how to set up my own local updatesite.  ;)
>
> Thanks,
> Matt
>
>
> On Feb 3, 2010, at 2:58 PM, Jon Schneider wrote:
>
>  From the Eclipse documentation concerning the pack200="true" attribute we
>> have on our updatesite:
>>
>> "This lets the Update Manager know that the site contains packed jars, and
>> it will look for a .jar.pack.gz file beside the .jar file that it would
>> normally download. If the .jar.pack.gz file is found, it will be
>> downloaded
>> and unpacked, otherwise the .jar file is downloaded as normal."
>>
>> This indicates to me that a reasonable local test would be to delete all
>> but
>> the packed jars from a locally staged update site and verify that the
>> Update
>> Manager will pick up the feature jar correctly.
>>
>> Jon
>>
>> On Wed, Feb 3, 2010 at 2:25 PM, Matt Benson <gudnabrsam@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>  My original email seems to have been lost; please see below:
>>>
>>>
>>> On Feb 3, 2010, at 1:16 PM, Matt Benson wrote:
>>>
>>>  For fun I'll include the text of my patch file between --- and --- :
>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>> [SNIP]
>>>
>>>
>>>  ---
>>>
>>>> On Feb 3, 2010, at 12:55 PM, Matt Benson wrote:
>>>>
>>>>  Apparently some tools (in particular I'm back to dealing with Genuitec
>>>>
>>>>> Pulse) want not only plugins but features jars to be packed.  I can
>>>>> pretty
>>>>> well see how to add this to the updatesite build, but I don't have a
>>>>> whole
>>>>> lot of idea what is required for me to test my changes locally.  Can
>>>>> either
>>>>> of you guys, Nicolas/Jon, help me with that?  I'm hoping to do it all
>>>>> on Mac
>>>>> OSX Tiger w/ Java 1.5....
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>> Matt
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
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