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From Thilo Goetz <twgo...@gmx.de>
Subject Re: Building the eclipse update site
Date Mon, 06 Jul 2009 13:54:38 GMT

Marshall Schor wrote:
> Thilo Goetz wrote:
>> ...
>> I have tried looking into those issues, but I'm a
>> little puzzled by our whole eclipse plugin setup.
>> The plugins are done in a way that looks very odd
>> to me, but that may just be my lack of experience.
>> None of the plugins (except for the cas editor)
>> has a proper manifest.  They don't declare their
>> dependencies, nor what they export.  The dependency
>> management seems to be done in the features, where
>> it needs to be done by hand.  Can anybody confirm
>> or refute this?
> The plugins are built by the org.apache.felix project's
> maven-bundle-plugin.  The doc for how this plugin works is here:
> (Darn - apache.org is down, so I can't confirm these urls, but here they
> are anyway)
> http://felix.apache.org/site/apache-felix-maven-bundle-plugin-bnd.html 
> (type org.apache.felix maven bundle    into google)
> What is supposed to happen is that the "instructions" in the maven
> configuration create the manifest.
> If this isn't happening, then something's amiss with this process.


at what stage of the build process is that supposed
to happen?


> I'll attempt to rebuild this and see what happens.
> -Marshall

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