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Installing plugins overwrites eclipse.ini [message #1753788] Fri, 10 February 2017 09:11 Go to next message
John Smith is currently offline John SmithFriend
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Registered: February 2017
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Hi,

I recently installed Eclipse Neon on Windows 8 and added the following two lines to the start of the eclipse.ini file.

-vm
C:/dev/java/jdk1.8.0_91/bin

Anytime I have installed plugins it seems to overwrite the eclipse.ini file back to what it originally was. (The extra lines I added disappear and I have to re-add them again).

Does anybody know how to fix this?

Thanks,
Re: Installing plugins overwrites eclipse.ini [message #1754052 is a reply to message #1753788] Tue, 14 February 2017 07:47 Go to previous message
Ed Merks is currently offline Ed MerksFriend
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Registered: July 2009
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I don't generally expect that an update will modify the -vm argument in the eclipse.ini... Next time you try this, keep a copy of the original content and show us what the file looks like before and after the update.
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