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icon5.gif  Check for min Java Execution Environment prior to Update [message #518700] Thu, 04 March 2010 19:12
Thomas Ehrnhoefer is currently offline Thomas EhrnhoeferFriend
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Is it somehow possible to check if the Eclipse one is trying to install new features in actually supports the JRE requirements of all the plugins being installed?

If you switch some plugins from requiring Java 1.5 to 1.6, and run a p2 update from a JRE 1.5 only Eclipse, it will install but on restart fail to load those plugins. Seems the execution requirement settings of plugins are not checked by p2, and on the feature level only OS and architecture specific constraints can be set, but no constraints on the JRE.

Is there any way to still allow an update if possible but check if the JRE requirements are not met before installing?

Thanks for any pointers
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