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[cdt-dev] Test Update Site Created

Well, Eclipse never ceases to amaze me.  I have created a test update site 
on the download machine and it makes building and installing a dream. 

To build, I did the following steps (only the release engineer needs to do 

1) Created an update site project which created a site.xml file for me.
2) Filled it in with the information about the CDT features.
3) Pressed the Rebuild All button in the site.xml editor.  This created 
all the jar files for the update site.
4) Ftp'd the contents of the project up to the 

To try out the install, do the following:

1) Open the update manager available from Help->Software Updates->Update 
2) In the Feature Updates view, create a New->Site bookmark...
3) Pick a name and enter the following URL

4) Open up the new entry and you should get the Eclipse CDT 1.1 category
5) Open that and you should see two entries, one for Source and one for 
your current platform (e.g. Windows)
6) Select one and in the Preview view select Install Now (or Update Now if 
you have 1.0.1 installed).
7) Walk through the dialogs, wait for the jars to download and install 
themselves and say yes to the workbench restart

And you are up and running with a new CDT.  I did this build off the 
current contents of the 1.1 branch.  I have lost track of what happened 
with the freeze build but using the update site should allow you go the 
freeze testing to get ready for GA.

Let me know if you find anything wrong, especially since I've only tested 
this in Windows.

Doug Schaefer
Rational Software - IBM Software Group
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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