I've searched the internet how to use 3.x plugins in an e4 app but i found no suitable answer. In particular i'd like to use org.eclipse.ui.console which uses PlatformUI Singleton. Is there any documentation on that?
Many Documents covers compatibility e.g. httpx://wiki.eclipse.org/E4/Compatibility/Running_the_compatibility_layer
but I can't find an answer. I hope somebody can help me. I really like to use e4 in our new Application but the decision depends on this issue.
Paul Webster Messages: 6859 Registered: July 2009 Location: Ottawa
Yes, o.e.ui.workbench *is* our compatibility layer, and so if you build on top of 4.1 including org.eclipse.ui you can pick up standard 3.x plugins (as long as you satisfy their dependencies). But you will be running a 3.x RCP app hosted on the compatibility layer (as opposed to an Eclipse4 app hosting a compatibility plugin).