There was a lot of work done in PDE/Build
for 3.6 to move off the metadata generator.
There is a kind of compatibility layer
that re-implements the metadata.generator's applications using the publisher.
I believe PDE/Build was changed to use the publisher this way to
support 3.4 style releng setups that may still be around.
In theory, the metadata.generator was
transparently replaceable, but we never fully pulled the trigger on the
Ian Bull <irbull@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
P2 developer discussions <p2-dev@xxxxxxxxxxx>
02/03/2011 01:40 AM
Re: [p2-dev] Metadata generator
Just to be sure, it's not being used anywhere in the SDK
is it? (PDE/Build for example).
On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 5:20 PM, Chris Aniszczyk <caniszczyk@xxxxxxxxx>
On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 7:08 PM, Pascal Rapicault <pascal@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> For now at least 2 releases we have been talking about removing the
> I think the generator has been deprecated long enough that I think
it is time to just delete it.
> If there is no objection on this mailing list, I will do it later
As someone who has dealt with people confused between
which one to use, +1