Bug#344178: Installing plugins makes eclipse not startup anymore
stephan.michels at gmail.com
Wed Dec 21 08:29:57 UTC 2005
On 12/21/05, Mark Wielaard <mark at klomp.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-12-21 at 09:02 +0100, Michael Koch wrote:
> > I raise the severity of this bug to important as it is really annoying
> > that its not so easy to install plugins via this mechanism.
> > We will need to take a deep breath and think about a solution for this.
> > I wonder what fedora does in this case.
> There is something strange going on. Although it is completely
> repeatable for me locally Stephan cannot repeat it and installing these
> plugins does work for him.
To be honest, I'm not working with gcj all the time. So the problem might depend
on gcj. Billy give us a hint where the problem can be:
> I debugged this problem with pascal before.
> What's happening is that when you install something with the update manager, it > refreshes the set of installed plugins.
> gcj will sometimes cause the file to be blank, because of some writing failure.
> When this happens, OSGi things you want to uninstall all plugins, and so it does
> once they've been uninstalled, you're screwed, it won't be able to resolve
> anything when you start up again.
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