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Re: [p2-dev] Show IU source repository

This can become quite complicated as the same meta data and the same artifacts can be found in multiple repositories, so when installing X, the resulting change of the installation can consist of downloads from different repositories (and from different mirrors), or even from other locations on the users file system (another eclipse installation).

Why does it matter where the bits came from? They are supposed to be identical if they have the same name and version. If they do not, then that is a quite serious problem.

Henrik Lindberg
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On Jun 23, 2010, at 12:14 PM, Michael Mangeng wrote:

hi all!

got a little question where i don't know how to start:
i'm showing the user a list of already installed IUs in a web-ui. now i want to show from which repo the IU has been installed.


background: we want that the user knows whether the IU has been installed from a "stable" repo or a "testing" repo.

does anyone know about an easy approach? could i handle this with a touchpoint for the install-phase? can i store the repo location somehow e.g. in the profile?

greetings,
michael



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