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Re: [egit-dev] Installing EGit on windows - issues and what I have done so far

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Alex Blewitt [mailto:alex.blewitt@xxxxxxxxx] 
> Sent: Saturday, 25 September, 2010 21:58
> To: Charles Corrigan
> Cc: Remy Chi Jian Suen; <egit-dev@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: Re: [egit-dev] Installing EGit on windows - issues and what I
have done so far
> On 25 Sep 2010, at 14:36, "Charles Corrigan" <charles@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On 25 Sep 2010 at 12:47, Alex Blewitt <alex.blewitt@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > 
> > > It sounds like EGit didn't install properly.
> Ok, so neither EGit mor JGit installed. Were there any error messages
after you tried to install it?

None that I noticed. Anywhere specific that I should look?

> Eclipse writes a lot of files into the location where it is installed.
Installing as
> one user and running as another means that you cannot update or install
new features
> - this is no different from (say) FireFox. 

I use the same login to install and use Eclipse

> Neither EGit nor JGit are in control of the update mechanism - that's
> controlled by Eclipse. So it would be the same for any other installation.
> You can verify this as Eclipse 3.6.1 has just been released - you can do
> for updates" and it will attempt to download and install a bunch of stuff.
> (that's assuming you downloaded it a few days ago ... You might have
picked up
> 3.6.1 already :-)
> Basically it is how Eclipse works - using a space in the name wont be a
> but if you are installing as an administrator user in one location and
> wanting to run it as another user then you need to follow additional setup
> configuration steps as noted in the help guide relating to multiple user

Will take note of that as, eventually, I want to separate my admin and
normal user account.


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