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Re: [p2-dev] Long pathnames in product (p2/org.eclipse.equinox.p2.engine/...)
- From: Andreas Sewe <andreas.sewe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 26 Sep 2013 11:37:29 +0200
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> This file includes the values that p2 has encountered for the jvmargs
> (e.g. memory settings). It is used to help figure out the value that
> needs to stay in the eclipse.ini when an IU is uninstalled.
thank you for the explanation. I was wondering why the initial
eclipse.ini value needs to be kept around forever, but the uninstall use
case makes sense to me.
> It may be possible to remove it in your specific case, but I would have
> to see the file.
There's not much in there:
#Wed Sep 25 09:55:56 CEST 2013
As we don't expect users of our standalone app to install/uninstall IUs
but rather re-download everything, I think the file could be removed in
> As for shortening the path, this is something that could be done in p2
> itself, but not something that would happen overnight and would require
> a lot of backward compatibility code.
Don't sweat it (although it might make others happy as well )
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