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Re: [p2-dev] Localized changelog for an IU

Assuming that you are using the p2 publisher tasks to build your jars. 
You should be able to generate a p2.inf file (http://wiki.eclipse.org/Equinox/p2/Customizing_Metadata) causing the addition of properties in the IU.
Then your UI can get these properties and display them.

Ideally you would put this information into the description object of the update descriptor. Unfortunately the p2.inf support for adding description has been added to 3.6.

Btw, is this UI something that you would be able to share in the open source?

HTH,




On 2010-05-20, at 3:36 AM, Michael Mangeng wrote:

> Hi all!
> 
> I've created a little webapp which allows me to provision my app remotely. Now i would like to append a localized changelog to each installableunit. I would like to show the changelog in the webapp prior the installation (so it has to be delivered in the metadata).
> 
> Is there any possibility to e.g. add a hook in the export process which allows me to set the changelog as a IU-property?
> 
> ..or is there another proposed approach?
> 
> greetings,
> Michael
> 
> 
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