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From Felix Knecht <fel...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [Studio] Eclipse plugin snapshot update
Date Thu, 11 Sep 2008 08:33:33 GMT
Pierre-Arnaud Marcelot schrieb:
> Hi Felix,
>
> These are great ideas.
>
> I think we can do both.
>
> 1°/ Add a nightly build update site on the oxylos machine where we
> deploy the latest update site (as you said). People will be able to
> install the snapshot version using the standard eclipse way.
>
> Unfortunately, Eclipse won't be able to find an update between two
> builds of this nightly update site (as the version number will stay
> the same). The solution would be to uninstall Studio's features and
> plugins before re-installing them with the update site.
IMO this is too complex for a 'normal' user. Thus I'd vote only for 2.

>
> 2°/ We can also provide the update site as an archive download (zip)
> that users can use to manually install in their Eclipse folder (the
> JBoss solution).
>
> Regards,
> Pierre-Arnaud
>
>
> On Thu, Sep 11, 2008 at 9:48 AM, Felix Knecht <felixk@apache.org
> <mailto:felixk@apache.org>> wrote:
>
>     Felix Knecht schrieb:
>     > Hi all
>     >
>     > For the dist we are ATM deploying a snapshot dist.
>     > Do you think it's worth to do the same for the plugin update site to
>     > have something like
>     >
>     >
>     http://vm094.oxylos.org/mirror-maven2/org/apache/directory/studio/ApacheDirectoryStudio/update/dev
>     > (similar to http://directory.apache.org/studio/update/1.x/)
>     >
>     > where we deploy the latest update site for the eclipse plugin?
>     > If so the next question would be 'How does eclipse recognize
>     that the
>     > update site has changed?'. I don't know if this
>     > works by just deploying the updatesite-x-SNAPSHOT.tar.gz to the
>     URL above.
>
>     Another possibility could be deploy a nightly snapshot of the plugin
>     which can be linked into eclipse like the jbosstools [1] do for their
>     nightly snapshots.
>
>     [1] http://wiki.jboss.org/wiki/InstallingJBossToolsNightlyBuilds
>     >
>     > WDOT?
>     >
>     > Felix
>     >
>
>


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