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Re: [p2-dev] how to make p2 install fail gracefully

I did. I'm on vacation now. I'll get back to you in a couple of days
when I am back. Thanks.

On Thursday, December 23, 2010, Pascal Rapicault <pascal@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Where are we at on that? Did you open a bug?
>
> On Tue, Dec 7, 2010 at 5:36 PM, Andrew Eisenberg <andrew@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Here's what I have so far:
>
> 1. Unzip your favorite Eclipse distro of 3.6.1 (I used
> eclipse-SDK-3.6.1-macosx-cocoa-x86_64.tar.gz)
> 2. chmod -R 555 eclipse (or the appropriate variant on windows)
> 3. Start eclipse
> 4. open update manager
> 5. Add update site
> http://dist.codehaus.org/groovy/distributions/greclipse/snapshot/e3.6/
> 6. Try to install.
>
> I get the error below.  It doesn't say anywhere (or at least it's not
> saying it to me) that this is failing because of a read-only problem.
>
> Now, some users are able to "successfully" install, but on restart it
> looks like JDT has been uninstalled (specifically, the
> org.eclipse.jdt.core line has been deleted from the bundles.info
> file).   Perhaps this is a windows-only problem.  I haven't been able
> to track it down exactly yet.
>
> Cannot complete the install because of a conflicting dependency.
>   Software being installed: Groovy-Eclipse Feature
> 2.1.1.xx-20101124-2100-e36
> (org.codehaus.groovy.eclipse.feature.feature.group
> 2.1.1.xx-20101124-2100-e36)
>   Software currently installed: Shared profile 1.0.0.1284044844810
> (SharedProfile_SDKProfile 1.0.0.1284044844810)
>   Only one of the following can be installed at once:
>     Java Development Tools Core 3.6.1.xx-20101124-2100-e36
> (org.eclipse.jdt.core 3.6.1.xx-20101124-2100-e36)
>     Java Development Tools Core 3.6.1.v_A68_R36x (org.eclipse.jdt.core
> 3.6.1.v_A68_R36x)
>   Cannot satisfy dependency:
>     From: Shared profile 1.0.0.1284044844810 (SharedProfile_SDKProfile
> 1.0.0.1284044844810)
>     To: org.eclipse.jdt.core [3.6.1.v_A68_R36x]
>   Cannot satisfy dependency:
>     From: Shared profile 1.0.0.1284044844810 (SharedProfile_SDKProfile
> 1.0.0.1284044844810)
>     To: org.eclipse.jdt.feature.group
> [3.6.1.r361_v20100714-0800-7z8XFUSFLFlmgLc5z-Bvrt8-HVkH]
>   Cannot satisfy dependency:
>     From: Groovy-Eclipse Feature 2.1.1.xx-20101124-2100-e36
> (org.codehaus.groovy.eclipse.feature.feature.group
> 2.1.1.xx-20101124-2100-e36)
>     To: org.codehaus.groovy.jdt.patch.feature.group [2.1.1.xx-20101124-2100-e36]
>   Cannot satisfy dependency:
>     From Patch: org.codehaus.groovy.jdt.patch.feature.group
> 2.1.1.xx-20101124-2100-e36 Eclipse Java Development Tools
> 3.6.1.r361_v20100714-0800-7z8XFUSFLFlmgLc5z-Bvrt8-HVkH
> (org.eclipse.jdt.feature.group
> 3.6.1.r361_v20100714-0800-7z8XFUSFLFlmgLc5z-Bvrt8-HVkH)
>     To: org.eclipse.jdt.core [3.6.1.xx-20101124-2100-e36]
>
> On Tue, Dec 7, 2010 at 2:03 PM, Andrew Eisenberg <andrew@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> I believe that this is a problem with feature patches specifically.  I
>> was aware of the shared install bug that was fixed for 3.6.1, but it
>> doesn't seem to have fixed the feature patches issue (it only made
>> diagnosing the problem more cryptic :( ).  I have not actually
>> reproduced this on my machine.  I just know from users that when they
>> changed their install directory to writable, then they were able to
>> install groovy-eclipse.
>>
>> If there's not a straightforward solution, then should I write up some
>> steps to reproduce and raise a bug?
>>
>> On Tue, Dec 7, 2010 at 9:56 AM, Ian Bull <irbull@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> Andrew,
>>> This should work (install in a read-only directory). In this case, Eclipse
>>> actually does the install ~<username>/.eclipse.  Of course, if that is also
>>> read-only, then we are probably out of luck.
>>> There was a bug in 3.6.0 that caused some problems, but that was fixed in
>>> 3.6.1.
>>> So a few questions, are you using 3.6.1? If you are using 3.6.1, are the
>>> results predictable (or do you get different behavior  based on the weather
>>> ;)?  I wonder if there is a problem with feature-patches and shared
>>> installs.
>>> cheers,
>>> ian
>>>
>>> On Tue, Dec 7, 2010 at 8:45 AM, Andrew Eisenberg <andrew@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Hi all,
>
>