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Equinox/p2/Admin UI Users Guide

About the Eclipse Provisioning RCP Agent

  • If you have not yet downloaded the Eclipse Provisioning RCP agent, see Getting started with M1.
  • The agent RCP application allows you to install (and uninstall) an Eclipse 3.3 SDK using the Equinox Provisioning framework that is being developed in the Equinox Incubator.
  • The agent application itself is structured on top of the provisioning framework, so you can (purposefully or inadvertantly) modify the agent application by manipulating it within the application.
  • The UI for the RCP app is based on a provisioning admin UI that is being used by the provisioning team to manipulate the environment. It is not intended to demonstrate any actual provisioning UI would be delivered in Eclipse.
  • The workflow we are trying to demonstrate is very narrow, yet the UI is more flexible in allowing you to add/remove repositories and profiles. Failures are brittle (vague error reporting that requires you to check your .log file).

Overview of the Eclipse Provisioning RCP Agent

Installing the Eclipse 3.3 SDK using the Provisioning RCP Agent

Cool stuff you can try