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Bug 186980 - upgrading to fc5 eclipse lost local update site
upgrading to fc5 eclipse lost local update site
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: eclipse (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ben Konrath
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Reported: 2006-03-27 14:45 EST by Tom Tromey
Modified: 2014-08-11 01:46 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-02-06 14:09:37 EST
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Description Tom Tromey 2006-03-27 14:45:48 EST
I installed FC5 on my machine.
First I backed up $HOME, then I did a clean install.
Then I copied $HOME back.  Then I ran Eclipse.

Eclipse forgot about my local update site in ~/.eclipse/.
So, it couldn't find the pllugins I had installed.
However, the behavior was a bit odd... I went to the 
eclipse.org update site, but Eclipse didn't offer me any
updates -- as if it still partially knew about some of
my local installs (like GEF).

I manually added ~/.eclipse/.../whatever as a local site
and restarted, and then all was fine.  However it would be
preferable not to have to go through this with updates.
Comment 1 Ben Konrath 2007-02-06 14:09:37 EST
This bug is too old to track down. Sorry for not looking into it.

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