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Re: [equinox-dev] Extension Registry optional import of org.eclipse.core.runtime.jobs

> Thomas Watson wrote:
> >
> > Hi
> >
> > You have a point here.  There is already a bug opened
> > https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=146633.
> > Comments from Oleg indicate that this still does not work in 3.3.
> > Seems like a simple Class.forName check could be done to pick the
> > correct strategy if jobs is not available.
> OK. I think that bugzilla is the place to continue this discussion. Right?

Yep, any comments or assistence you can provide should be added to that
bug report.  Thanks.

> >  
> > The Equinox OSGi Framework implementation (org.eclipse.osgi) implements
> > this package.  The framework itself makes no references to the jobs
> > package.
> > PlatformAdmin can be used without any bundles installed in Equinox.
> Yes, you are right. I pointed out this because the org.eclipse.osgi
> bundle wasn't in the listed bundles which DJ recommended to use when I
> try to run the registry bundle on other framework. If this is
> intentional, then registry bundle must be made optional dependent from
> PlatformAdmin. Does running registry bundle on another framework have
> been tried?

In 3.3 the package imports have been made optional from the registry.

See https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=146824 for details.
You are correct, this is not the case in 3.2.x.