|Problem deploying plugin I wrote myself. [message #486945]
||Mon, 21 September 2009 05:29
Registered: July 2009
I am using Eclipse Ganymede to write a simple plug-in.
My plug-in project uses the template: 'plug-in with sample help content'.
I test it using the "Launch an Eclipse application" in the testing section of the overview tab of the project. All Ok. It works as expected. I can see the new items in the help menu.
I then export the plug-in using the links in the export section, on the overview tab in the plug-in development perspective. This results in a jar file created for plug-in with all the files in the jar file.
However, when I try to use this plug in any other eclipse instances, I run into problems. I selecte help / software updates / available software / Add site / Archive / Select the jar and I get:
No repository found at jar:files:D:\plugins\my.plugin.help_1.0.0.jar!/
See details for more information.
I click on details an dI just get the same error message.
This makes no sense to me. Would really appreciate some help. I have tried using the -clean option makes no difference. The jar file looks ok, it's not corrupted I can open it with winzip and all ok.
Any help, greatly appreciated.
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