Re: Building the Eclipse SDK (eclipse-build)
* Matthew Johnson <email@example.com> [2009-06-18 17:37]:
> include these paths in the eclipse jar manifest (or similar) so that
> they are also picked up from there at runtime.
This would break compatibility with upstream. I see no reason to
diverge from the Require-Bundle or Import-Package statements. As long
as the underlying packages have the proper OSGi metadata in them and are
in a place that the runtime (Equinox) looks, we'll have no issues.
Perhaps what you are really after is telling Equinox to look in multiple
> With the additional bonus that javahelper (or similar tools in other
> distros) can calculate the dependencies on other packages
In Fedora, we're planning on adding the OSGi metadata (provides,
requires, etc.) to the RPMs themselves so there will be no need for
explicit runtime requirements.