|Re: Upgrade Mars 32-bit to Neon 64-bit [message #1748540 is a reply to message #1747340]
||Thu, 24 November 2016 08:22
| abon son
Registered: November 2016
Kenton Smith wrote on Sat, 12 November 2016 15:31|
Thanks, Eric, for your very complete and very informative reply! I have successfully installed the Neon release.
One of the things I had failed to notice is that the Eclipse installation directory name includes the Eclipse release, thus each Eclipse installation is self-contained within its directory. And since Eclipse stores no Windows Registry and/or ProgramData entries, it is OK to simply remove the obsolete installation directory. Which I did.
Moreover, as Nitin implied, Neon converts Mars workspaces to a new format, hence the recommendation to save Mars workspaces before upgrading. Which I did.
Thanks also for the heads up regarding the need to reinstall plugins. That prompted me to check which ones I had installed and to verify that versions were available for Neon. Which I did.
Thanks for your advise.
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