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How to detect that code is running in Development environment or in generic Eclipse using Plugins? [message #1060739] Tue, 28 May 2013 05:59
Ashish Rawat is currently offline Ashish Rawat
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Hi,

I am developing some plug-ins. The issue that I am facing is, there is some piece of code which I want to execute, if and only if the plugin is installed in Eclipse. While developing the plugin that code shall not execute.

This is the case where, I have some files which I am extracting to the project directory. Now if in development environment I run the code, the files get copied or overwritten because of that block of code. I want to block this extracting feature in development phase. But want this to be available when any user extracts or installs the plug-in in eclipse.

Do any one have idea, how I can achieve this?

I have already tried following implementations:
1. Adding flag via VM arguments. This did worked but I do not want to force every developer to add this argument in their development environment.
2. Comparing paths if it is from "jar:" or from "file:". In both the cases I find the path starting from "bundleresource:". This also didn't worked.
3. System.console(). In both the cases it returned "null".

If there is any other way to fix this issue, please help me with it.

Regards,
Ashish
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