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From Tim McConnell <tim.mcco...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: eclipse as a top-level directory in GEP zip file?
Date Thu, 03 Apr 2008 20:34:22 GMT
Yes, I use this function as well and it simplifies management of my various 
Eclipse plugins much simpler.....

Jacek Laskowski wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 3, 2008 at 4:42 PM, Dan Becker <dan.o.becker@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>>  It is also nice to have just plugins and features rather than
>> eclipse\plugins and eclipse\features when you have different versions of
>> eclipse and change the directory to eclipse3.2 eclipse3.3 eclipse7.1 etc.
> 
> The real solution to the issue is to use Eclipse's extension locations
> so you define a link file in links directory (beneath the Eclipse home
> directory) where you point out the directory with plugins to be
> included, i.e.
> 
> jlaskowski@work /cygdrive/c/apps/eclipse
> $ ls -l links/
> total 9
> -rwx------+ 1 jlaskowski None 44 Feb 11 08:49 GEF.link
> -rwx------+ 1 jlaskowski None 35 Mar 27 13:54 ajdt.link
> -rwx------+ 1 jlaskowski None 45 Feb 11 08:53 dtp.link
> -rwx------+ 1 jlaskowski None 54 Feb 11 08:49 emf-sdo-xsd.link
> -rwx------+ 1 jlaskowski None 54 Mar 31 10:50 geronimo-eclipse-plugin.link
> -rwx------+ 1 jlaskowski None 40 Feb 14 04:20 m2eclipse.link
> -rwx------+ 1 jlaskowski None 53 Feb 23 23:32 openejb-eclipse-plugin.link
> -rwx------+ 1 jlaskowski None 43 Feb 14 09:01 wicket-bench.link
> -rwx------+ 1 jlaskowski None 42 Feb 14 09:01 wtp.link
> 
> jlaskowski@work /cygdrive/c/apps/eclipse
> $ cat links/geronimo-eclipse-plugin.link
> path=C:/apps/eclipse-plugins/geronimo-eclipse-plugin
> 
> jlaskowski@work /cygdrive/c/apps/eclipse
> $ ls -l C:/apps/eclipse-plugins/geronimo-eclipse-plugin
> total 0
> drwx------+ 4 jlaskowski None 0 Mar 31 10:17 eclipse
> 
> jlaskowski@work /cygdrive/c/apps/eclipse
> $ ls -l C:/apps/eclipse-plugins/geronimo-eclipse-plugin/eclipse
> total 24
> -rwx------+ 1 jlaskowski None 19125 Oct 29 14:06 LICENSE
> -rwx------+ 1 jlaskowski None  3298 Oct 29 14:06 NOTICE
> drwx------+ 8 jlaskowski None     0 Mar 31 09:06 features
> drwx------+ 2 jlaskowski None     0 Mar 31 09:06 plugins
> 
> No matter how hard you'd try updates are always very painful, but
> Extension Locations feature of Eclipse made it a breeze.
> 
> Jacek
> 

-- 
Thanks,
Tim McConnell

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