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Re: [p2-dev] Any reason why Eclipse doesn't load plugins from 'dropins' directory?

This is supposed to work. Please open a bug report with a test case for us to investigate. Thx

On 2010-07-23, at 6:14 PM, Gabriel Petrovay wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> I have an Eclipse 3.6 (Classic or WTP) installation in which I
> installed all the necessary plugin dependencies of my own plugins. Now
> I want to drop my plugins into the dropins folder.
> 
> I have tried all the possible formats mentioned here:
> http://wiki.eclipse.org/Equinox_p2_Getting_Started#Dropins
> 
> Eclipse simply ignores them: Eclipse doesn't get the needed
> functionality, Installation Details does not show them, and the Error
> Log shows no error.
> 
> What can the problem be? I simply don't see it. The plugins that I
> drop are simply copied from an Eclipse 3.6 based product that if I
> run, I get all the extra functionality brought by my plugins. So
> everything should work.
> 
> 
> Any idea, help, thinks to look for, hack to make this work?
> 
> Thanks!
> Gabriel
> 
> 
> PS: I don't want to build an update site because this is part of a
> test process that needs to be like that.
> 
> 
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