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Re: [equinox-dev] p2 update

Is it possible to define more than one dropins folder? On Mac systems,
/Library/Eclipse/ and ~/Library/Eclipse would be good places to define
additional dropins locations for users. The normal convention would be
to capitalise the directory name, so /Library/Eclipse/Dropins and
~/Library/Eclipse/Dropins would be the normal directories for all
users and the current user respectively.

Alex

On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 2:25 PM, Pascal Rapicault
<Pascal_Rapicault@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
>  Hello,
>
>  The night brought us a new platform build
>  (http://download.eclipse.org/eclipse/downloads/drops/I20080327-0100/index.php)
>   including p2 fixes for the most pressing issues that have reported against
>  previous builds:
>       - p2 is now capable of discovering plugins dropped in the plugins
>  folder, like you have always been able to do. That said, going forward we
>  still recommend people to use the dropins folder
>  (http://wiki.eclipse.org/Equinox_p2_Getting_Started#Supported_dropins_formats).
>       - more resilience in what gets installed from the dropins folder
>       - better handling of optional dependencies at install time
>
>  Please try this build for further testing,
>
>  Thank you,
>
>  PaScaL
>
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