|Re: Starting help system webapp [message #336249 is a reply to message #336246]
||Wed, 03 June 2009 15:13
Originally posted by: nospam_kowalskilee.gmail.com|
Is your question more like how to get the help webapp started from an
Eclipse-based application without starting a new instance of Eclipse?
I recommend that you re-post your question to the eclipse.platform.ua
newsgroup. The Eclipse UA committers monitor that group and will more
likely see a posting there.
Hope this helps,
Bert Vingerhoets wrote:
> I'm trying to integrate documentation into a headless server application
> running on the Eclipse platform so that the help pages can be consulted
> with a browser.
> As far as I understand the system, one way to start the 'help' webapp is
> to use the org.eclipse.help.standalone.Help or
> org.eclipse.help.standalone.InfoCenter classes. However, these start a
> new instance of Eclipse, which is silly because I already have one running.
> At the moment I'm calling
> org.eclipse.help.internal.base.BaseHelpSystem.ensureWebappRu nning() and
> ignoring the warnings about discouraged access. The problem with this
> approach is that I can't seem to configure the webapp's port (unless I
> pass the -Dserver_port VM argument, which is not an option as we have a
> centralized configuration file which should contain this kind of setting).
> Is there an API (that allows specifying critical parameters such as
> listening port) to get the help webapp started from an Eclipse-based
> Bert Vingerhoets
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