|Re: Survey, site.p2 defaults [message #520660 is a reply to message #519228]
||Sat, 13 March 2010 21:22
|| Thomas Hallgren
Registered: July 2009
This is now implemented and pushed to our 3.6 update site. It will be part of 3.6M6. The default for the |
site.retain.unpacked is false.
On 03/08/2010 08:49 AM, Thomas Hallgren wrote:
> I'm looking at Bug 302684 "Exclude original jar files when using
> pack200" . The question that comes to mind is, shouldn't this be the
> default? If I indicate that I want a site with pack200 packed files, why
> would I want to retain the original jars as siblings?
> There is perhaps one reason. If I access the repository from the local
> file system (using file:/ URL's), then p2 will use the original jar even
> if a packed one is present to avoid the overhead of unpacking. But is
> this reason prominent enough to make the repository three times larger
> then it needs to be?
> As part of the bug resolution, I'm planning to add the property:
> The question is, what's the best default for this flag? My preference is
> 'false'. What's your opinion?
> Thomas Hallgren
>  https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=304958
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