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From Geoff Ballinger <>
Subject Re: No Ivy jar in IvyDE?
Date Fri, 20 Mar 2009 15:27:20 GMT
Daniel Dekany wrote:
> Wednesday, March 18, 2009, 10:13:17 AM, Nicolas Lalevée wrote:
>> On mardi 17 mars 2009 16:37:50 Daniel Dekany wrote:
>>> Tuesday, March 17, 2009, 3:38:08 PM, Becheanu, Daniel wrote:
>>>> I don't think IvyDE is suppose to install anything in ant classpath
>>>> within eclipse.
>>> But maybe the maintainers of IvyDE should publish a separate plugin
>>> ("IvyAnt" or something) within the same "site" that does that. That
>>> would prevent the surprises (since most users just check the top-level
>>> node of the site in the Eclipse installer, hence grab all the
>>> plugins), also then user could benefit from the Eclipse plugin
>>> installer/updater facility.
>> IvyDE 1.4 used to install ivy in Eclipse's ant classpath, but at that time Ivy
>> was bundle into IvyDE. Now that IvyDE and Ivy are packaged as separated OSGi
>> bundles, it is not possible to make Eclipse add the Ivy bundle to the ant
>> classpath, it has to be "overpackaged" (Eclipse needs a jar of a jar).
>> Then as you suggest, a new plugin would be needed. You are welcomed to open a
>> jira issue about it :).
> But why me? :) Anyway, here it is:

Thanks for that - is the kind of technically small thing which can make 
a big difference to uptake of a new tool. Cheers,


>> Nicolas
>>>> Daniel
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: Geoff Ballinger []
>>>> Sent: Tuesday, March 17, 2009 9:33 AM
>>>> To:
>>>> Subject: No Ivy jar in IvyDE?
>>>>         As far as I can tell the Ivy plugin does not correctly install
>>>> the Ivy jar into the Ant classpath within eclipse - needed to put it in
>>>> manually after the install. I guess this is probably a bug or am I
>>>> missing something? Thanks!,
>>>>                                 Geoff.

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