|Re: Buckminster headless product has a version conflict with Eclipse 3.8.2 and 4.2.2 [message #1033735 is a reply to message #1033719]
||Thu, 04 April 2013 11:24
| Peter Nehrer
Registered: July 2009
I see, thank you for the pointers -- I have to take another look at this.|
Essentially what I tried to do at some point was to create a top-level
product (custom) that includes all Buckminster features that I wanted in
that root IU. For that I had to pull everything into my target platform
(and I had other things in it) and that's where I ran into trouble.
I wish there was a way to mirror-in existing features from an external
p2 repository instead of pulling them into the target platform (and
losing all kinds of metadata in the process). Maybe b3 does that?
I ended up just requiring all those features so they do get installed in
the end, but that's not exactly the same thing.
Anyway I see your point, I'll take another look. Thanks.
On 4/4/13 11:04 AM, Thomas Hallgren wrote:
> On 2013-04-04 15:48, Peter Nehrer wrote:
>> I'm running into the same problem when trying to include Buckminster
>> Headless in my target platform (via p2) with Eclipse SDK.
> Why not just include the core headless core feature then? If you have
> the SDK in there, then surely you don't need the Buckminster product.
>> Thomas, are there any plans to change how Headless is packaged? Maybe it
>> could pull in Platform dependencies instead of including them.
> But we already do that! Not for the product mind you, but well for the
> Again, a product is not meant to be installed into other types of
> constellations. Please use the features instead. That's why we have
> them. If you feel that some type of feature is missing, then we can
> discuss that. The headless product will however not change in this respect.
> - thomas
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