h1. Uninstalling GEP
|You can cleanly uninstalled GEP only if you have installed it cleanly. To do so, install your GEP by using [Eclipse update manager|#Installing GEP using Eclipse update manager|Installing GEP using Eclipse update manager]. If your GEP was [installed within WTP|#Installing GEP within WTP|Installing GEP within WTP], reinstall it with [Eclipse update manager|#Installing GEP using Eclipse update manager|Installing GEP using Eclipse update manager] to update some meta information so that a clean uninstallation can be preformed with the following steps: |
# Select Help->About Eclipse Platform.
|h2. Uninstalling GEP using Eclipse update manager |
|You can also uninstall GEP with GEP by using Eclipse update manager with the following steps: |
|# Select *Help->Install New Software...* from the menu. |
|How to get daily Geronimo Eclipse Plugin builds||Apache Geronimo Development Tools Project||How to open a bug for Geronimo Eclipse Plugin|
We will be using Eclipse Helios and Sun JDK 6.0+ for the illustration. Geronimo Eclipse Plugin (GEP) can be installed using the following options:
This page describes how to install the current release of the GEP. For information about installing previous releases, see
or this page for other releases.
|Note that with v2.1.7, the v2.1 Geronimo server adapter feature provides server adapters for both the v2.0.x and v2.1.x Geronino servers. Previously, v2.0.x and v2.1.x server adapaters were provided by separate features. Partly to simplify things, these features were combined into one.|
See PLUGIN_RELEASE-NOTES-2.1.7.txt for additional details.
A video desktop demonstration of Installing the Apache Geronimo Eclipse Plugin with the Eclipse Update Manager is available.
You can cleanly uninstalled GEP only if you have installed it cleanly. To do so, install your GEP by using Eclipse update manager. If your GEP was installed within WTP, reinstall it with Eclipse update manager to update some meta information so that a clean uninstallation can be preformed with the following steps:
You can also uninstall GEP by using Eclipse update manager with the following steps:
|Uninstall does not work well on Ganymede and Galileo, especially for GEP. It will uninstall GEP, but then you can't reinstall it, as it doesn't really get uninstalled. The only way to reinstall GEP in Ganymede is to reinstall Ganymede itself! It's the same for Galileo. See Eclipse Bugzilla 244935 for details, and hopefully a fix soon!|