Bug 769532 - Eclipse can not load plugins after update to 3.7.1-7
Eclipse can not load plugins after update to 3.7.1-7
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 760454
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: eclipse (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Alexander Kurtakov
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2011-12-21 03:49 EST by The Source
Modified: 2011-12-21 08:44 EST (History)
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Description The Source 2011-12-21 03:49:32 EST
Description of problem:
After mentioned update eclipse fails to load it's plugins including cdt, qt (external) and many others. Even in 'About' it shows nothing except himself.
Downgrade to 3.7.1-4 helps. Packages updated together here:
All from 3.7.1-4 to 3.7.1-7

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Comment 1 Andrew Overholt 2011-12-21 08:44:08 EST
This situation occurs because we had to break a packaging loop by moving a plugin from eclipse-jdt to eclipse-platform.  Unfortunately, without invasive, fragile workarounds, the only way to fix this is to stop Eclipse, mv ~/.eclipse{,.bak2011-12-21} and restart Eclipse.  Some user preferences may be lost and plugins you manually installed (qt, it sounds like) will be gone but you should get the RPM-installed plugins back and you'll be able to re-install anything you previously installed from within Eclipse.

We apologize for this issue and are working on a more robust solution to ensure it never happens again.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 760454 ***

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