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[equinox-dev] Equinox initializer
- From: Krzysztof Daniel <kdaniel@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 03 Jan 2013 12:32:01 +0100
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- Organization: Red Hat
In Fedora, we used to use Eclipse Equinox initializer to extract all
*.so files from the installation before the Eclipse was actually
installed via rpm. This had some advantages:
* Reduced disk usage for people with tight user.homes or using nfs.
* Ability to run Eclipse when home is mounted as noexec (for security
This is no longer the case, because I can find those libraries
find /usr/lib64/eclipse/configuration -name *.so
in my home:
find ~/.eclipse -name *.so
The first thing that I've noticed is that bundle numbers had changed
(and they do actually change if I call eclipse -clean, although not
What may be the cause of this behavior? How to get back to the good ol'
behavior where *.so files were not duplicated?
Interesting documentation is:
Bug 90535 - .so files installed in a strange location