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Re: [aspectj-dev] 1.6.4 plans

It is our intention to fully support this method of installation.  If
you can post your errors to this mailing list or open up a bugzilla
bug, I will look into it.

On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 2:06 PM, Adrian Sampaleanu <nmanole@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Yes, I had Equinox Aspects in the features/plugins directories under
> Eclipse, but this still didn't work. I believe I was getting some errors on
> startup - I mean I saw the errors in the log, but the Eclipse UI would not
> come up. I'm willing to attempt it again in order to better report the
> problem, but I'd like to feel that it's worth it in the sense that this
> configuration of Eclipse is not considered so rare that any related
> solutions are put on the back-burner.
>
> Adrian
>
> On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 2:01 PM, Andrew Eisenberg <andrew@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
>>
>> As mentioned in the wiki,
>> (http://wiki.eclipse.org/JDT_weaving_features) Equinox Aspects must be
>> in the same directory as the org.eclipse.osgi plugin.  Is this
>> something that you tried, but were not able to get working, or is this
>> not possible for you?
>>
>> Bug 257178 has been raised to track exactly this issue.  We are really
>> hoping that it will make it into Eclipse 3.5 (even though there is no
>> AJDT version targeting it yet).
>>
>> https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=257178
>>
>> If you would like to see this included before the code freeze, please
>> let your voice be heard and vote for it.
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 10:46 AM, Adrian Sampaleanu <nmanole@xxxxxxxxx>
>> wrote:
>> > I recently tried to use the new JDT weaving version of AJDT and wasn't
>> > successful. The assumption that the AJDT plugins are installed under the
>> > Eclipse directory is not right in my case as I install additional
>> > Eclipse
>> > features externally, by placing a .link file in the dropins directory
>> > for
>> > each major feature group I add. I tried following the steps in the wiki
>> > for
>> > this kind of use case, but wasn't successful in getting Equinox Aspects
>> > to
>> > run. I supposed catering to "non-standard" installations is not a
>> > priority,
>> > but I suspect that it's exactly these people (who are first adopters and
>> > are
>> > very meticulous about how/where plugins are installed) that would have
>> > useful input of the kind you're asking for.
>> >
>> > It's too bad Eclipse's new and improved update mechanism was only "half"
>> > implemented - now I need to use both the old one and new one in order to
>> > achieve a cleaner separation between features and not pollute my Eclipse
>> > installation with older irrelevant versions of plugins that I update
>> > regularly.
>> >
>> > Cheers,
>> > Adrian
>> >
>> > On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 1:16 PM, Andy Clement <andrew.clement@xxxxxxxxx>
>> > wrote:
>> >>
>> >> Hi all,
>> >>
>> >> I just wanted to share some goals for 1.6.4 with everyone on the dev
>> >> list and maybe get some feedback.  The AspectJ codebase in the best
>> >> shape ever and for once, release on release, the number of bugs is
>> >> decreasing drastically.  With the recent improvements in AJDT we are
>> >> actually reaching a point where it is not so painful to convert a
>> >> project from Java > AJ nature.  So it makes me wary of tackling any of
>> >> the larger items for 1.6.4 that may lead to destabilization, such as
>> >> the new 'intertype {}' syntax.  Instead I feel we should tackle all
>> >> the little glitches here and there that detract from the development
>> >> experience and really get things working smoothly.  Effectively 1.6.4
>> >> being more a bug fix and further polish release - rather than anything
>> >> too radical.  I'll take comments on what people thing about this?
>> >>
>> >> To follow up on this, I might post on the users list for people to let
>> >> me know about any glitches they see, anything at all.  All those
>> >> little things where they just say "Oh, AJDT just does that, I just
>> >> press the emergency 'clean all' button" - these are problems that
>> >> traditionally people probably haven't been reporting but have just
>> >> been tolerating.
>> >>
>> >> thanks,
>> >> Andy.
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