Equinox p2 cures Eclipse plug-in headaches

Use the new features in Equinox p2 to install Eclipse and its plug-ins

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Prashant Deva

Date archived: January 4, 2017 | First published: October 14, 2008

This article explores the new features of Equinox p2, which debuted in Eclipse V3.4. It looks at the pitfalls of the update manager user interface (UI) that was available in earlier versions of Eclipse and shows how the Equinox p2 framework is an improvement. Specifically, it shows how to use the new features in the Equinox p2 framework to install Eclipse and its plug-ins.

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