If you’re currently executing your target platform that you build your product from instead of a properly installed Eclipse, you will have troubles when you upgrade. Eclipse 3.5 and above don’t count plug-ins as installed by simply unzipping - the configuration meta data must refer to them. The best way is to download a complete Eclipse and unzip this somewhere on your build server, instead of assembling it from components at build time. Guess we should have been doing this all along.

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I’m an IT consultant. I do my best to not be like a “typical” consultant, and really care about the code I create and the product I deliver to my customer. To do this I’m trying to drive the adoption of “Continuous Delivery” within my company. Basically we’re talking about test driven development, test automation, continuous integration, continuous deployment, continuos refactoring and all that sort of thing.

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Pete Woods

Passionate Software Engineer

Software Engineer at Canonical Ltd.

Lancaster, UK