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Re: [equinox-dev] Where to start framework? abrupt exit
- From: Robert Cadena <robert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2007 22:41:08 -0700
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I tried dling the RCP for 3.3 and following the instructions given
below. The framework seems to start but then it abruptly quits without
my being able to enter anything into the console's prompt.
there are no log files generated in the configuration directory so i am
unable to see if there's an error.
i tried running it with the "-debug" option and it all seems to load
with no exceptions. i get "Time to load bundles: xx" and then the
prompt, then a second later it just quits.
i've tried running this with the eclipse.exe executable and the same
thing happens, only, as expected, the executable spawns a new console
window ... at least under win32 this is the case.
any help is appreciated. my goal is to get a minimal version of the
framework running because i would like to investigate porting an
instrument control server onto the osgi framework. the instruments are
for carbon vapor deposition nanotube synthesis systems. the reason i
mention this is that if anyone has had any experience with instrument
control and automation in a lab environment using osgi i'd like to hear
about it, and specifically, i'd like to hear about how well device
management and the concept of devices maps to instruments like mass flow
controllers, pressure pumps, heating elements, io boards, etc over
serial, modbus, and ethernet channels.
Thomas Watson wrote:
The quickstart guide needs to be updated for 3.3 M5. You should use the
org.eclipse.equinox.launcher to launch the framework in this case. The
following directory structure should work:
Then you should be able to launch with:
java -jar plugins/org.eclipse.equinox.launcher_xxx.jar -console
You could also get the eclipse.exe from M5 and put that in the eclipse
folder and launch using that:
eclipse -console -configuration configuration
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[equinox-dev] Where to start framework?
I am new to equinox and started with the quickstart guide on
eclipse-equinox-SDK-3.3M5.zip. i tried the command:
java -jar org.eclipse.osgi_xxx.jar -console but added the plugins/ suffix
to the jar file and it ran fine.
Then I tried using common and org.eclipse.update.configurator (again, from
an 3.3M5 eclipse zip) by adding the osgi.bundle lines in the quickstart
and puttin the org.eclipse.update.configurator_xxx.jar into the plugins
dir. i put the config.ini file into configuration. my directory now
looks like this:
i am in c:/eclipse and i started the framework like this:
java -jar plugins/org.eclipse.osgi_xx.jar -console -configuration
it starts up and the 3 bundles (framework, common, configurator) are
active but nothing else. and when i try the "bundles" command i don't see
the additional bundles (logging, etc) installed. i checked the log and i
see this entry:
!ENTRY org.eclipse.update.configurator 2007-02-23 00:14:50.703
!MESSAGE C:\eclipse\plugins\plugins is not a valid plugins directory.
in the quickstart it says that the configurator will discver and install
bundes in the plugins dir beside the equinox jar. so, besides cding
into the plugins dir, is there another way to run from the base dir and
have it discover the plugins dir from there?
thanks in advance for your help.
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