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RE: [cdt-dev] New Project Wizard missing from drop-down

Yeah, I find the platform caches too much sometimes. The '-clean' option
when you launch eclipse should clear out the cache.

Doug Schaefer, QNX Software Systems
Eclipse CDT Project Lead, Tools PMC Member

> -----Original Message-----
> From: cdt-dev-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:cdt-dev-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx] On
> Behalf Of Bernard Ogden
> Sent: Monday, February 19, 2007 5:47 AM
> To: CDT General developers list.
> Subject: [cdt-dev] New Project Wizard missing from drop-down
> Hi all,
> I find that if I install a newer version of Eclipse + CDT + my company's
> plugins and that install then picks up an existing workspace belonging
> to an older install, then the New Project wizard that has been added to
> my company's plugins does not appear in the 'New' dropdown, although it
> remains available from the 'New Projects' dialog.
> The immediate cause of this seems to be that the entry
> '<new_wizard_action id="com.arm.eclipse.cdt.newproject.wizard"/>' is
> missing from
> <workspace_root>/.metadata/.plugins/org.eclipse.ui.workbench/workbench.x
> ml. It seems that other people have encountered similar problems e.g.
> / describes a similar issue in
> WebSphere. In the two cases I have seen, manually adding this entry
> fixes the problem in one of them, but not the other.
> I assume that what is going on is that Eclipse should be updating the
> workbench.xml file on startup, but for some reason is not adding the
> entry for our wizard. Can anyone tell me why the update is not
> happening, or how to force Eclipse to perform it? I've tried command
> line options such as -refresh and -initialize, but these do not appear
> to fix my problem. Any pointers to docs on workbench.xml or how Eclipse
> updates metadata would also be helpful.
> Thanks for reading,
> Bernie
> Product Engineering Group
> ARM Ltd
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