|Re: [p2-dev] Using one agent to install a different product|
> I was wondering if this is an acceptable use of the director.
> 1. D/L eclipse 3.5 (Say M5)
> 2. Create a 3.4.1 repo
> Use the director in eclipse 3.5 (./eclipse -application ..director..
> ) and point it to my eclipse 3.4.1 install and install something.
Do you mean point at my 3.4.1 repo?
> I realize that metadata may not be compatible, but that it not the
> problem I'm experiencing. Essentially, when I do this, I get a
> bunch of errors around IUs with version numbers like 3.5.0
> (200902..). So even though I pointed it at a 3.4.1 repo (and
> pointed my p2 data area to a clean dir), bundles from 3.5 are being
> found (and provisioned).
This is rather weird and is expected to work since this resemble the p2 usage of the automated build.
Make sure you specify the correct arguments on your application: http://help.eclipse.org/ganymede/index.jsp?topic=/org.eclipse.platform.doc.isv/guide/p2_director.html
You may also be encountering https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=251622