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Re: [equinox-dev] Embedding Equinox Example


I sent a quick response to your question to the list.  Feel free to
ask me additional questions directly.

The easy way is to let Eclipse manage osgi for you.  That is kind of
how it is expected that you will run Equinox and so most of the
tutorials are setup to describe this.  I would suggest you try that

Equinox has a system bundle implementation
org.eclipse.osgi.launch.Equinox which is in the org.eclipse.osgi
bundle.  The platform can definitely be setup this way, but again try
the automated way first.


On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 2:32 PM,  <craig@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi,
> Sorry if this is not the right place for this question, I could not find
> an equinox-users mailing list.
> I have a Swing based application that is able to be extended via a plugin
> model and we would like to improve this ability by basing it upon OSGI.
> I have implemented a POC of this using Apache Felix, based on the
> instructions on this page:
> http://felix.apache.org/site/launching-and-embedding-apache-felix.html
> Now I would like to try the POC using Equinox so we can compare and
> contrast so we can pick one to move forward with.
> However, I am having trouble finding any documentation similar to the
> Felix page I mentioned above. Basically I am looking for an in-code
> example (not a command-line example) of how to instantiate an OSGI
> Framework based on Equinox.
> Does anyone know of any documentation or a code example that shows this
> for a simple use case?
> Thanks in advance.
> ----------------
> Craig S. Dickson
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