|Re: Having a hard time installing plug-ins via a *.zip file with Eclipse 3.5.X [message #634245 is a reply to message #634244]
||Wed, 20 October 2010 22:18
| Alex Le
Registered: July 2009
On 10/20/10 3:02 PM, AL wrote:|
> On 10/20/10 2:58 PM, AL wrote:
>> On 10/19/10 11:39 AM, Paul Webster wrote:
>>> you can create a zipped p2 site (it will include a content.jar and
>>> artifacts.jar as well) and install it the way you would like.
>>> File>Export...>Deployable Plug-ins and Fragments will generate a p2
>>> update site, and you can instruct PDE build to do that as well.
>>> Otherwise you have to install it through dropins:
>> Hey Paul,
>> The above step only spits out the "plugins" directory with the plugins
>> (the jar files) or into a .zip file. it does not create content.jar and
>> artifacts.jar or even a "features" directory in the output.
>> I did the above stop on my site project.
>> Please advise if I am missing some steps.
>> My goal is to be able to point Eclipse to the zip file to install my
> Ah...It's "Export Deployable Features" that will include the content.jar
> and artifacts.jar files not "Deployable Plug-ins and Fragments"
Arggg...Spoke too soon. Ok, created the *.zip with all stuff inside it,
artifacts.jar/content.jar/etc., but still can't install the plugins via
the *.zip file. Got the same original errors when I do a "Test
Connection" on the site, Eclipse shows the below text in the pop-up dialog.
"No repository found at "jar:file:/home/me/myfile.zip!/.
org.eclipse.equinox.internal.provisional.p2.core.ProvisionEx ception "
Why does the location of the site have the "!/" at the end of path?
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