You simply provide the source URL and the directory where the files to be updated on your computer are located and the script does the rest.Features include: There are more features included which are documented in the script file.
If you don't want to use the auto update feature, it can be disabled.
Here are the steps that describe how I p2-enabled the mail demo: 1. Created a product configuration p2-maildemo.product 3. Added 3 plug-ins to both launcher and product configuration (and added required plug-ins) – org.eclipse.equinox.p2.exemplarysetup – org.eclipse.equinox.p2sdk – org.eclipse.equinox.simpleconfigurator.manipulator To get the final update work in the installed product, it is also necessary to include the following 3 plug-ins with dependencies in the product configuration: – org.provider.filetransfer – org.eclipse.equinox.p2.touchpoint.eclipse – org.eclipse.equinox.p2.touchpoint.natives 4.
Exported the product and the metadata/artifact repositories to c:/java/RCP/p2-maildemo 5.
In computer science, dynamic software updating (DSU) is a field of research pertaining to upgrading programs while they are running. However, researchers have developed a wide variety of systems and techniques for implementing DSU.
These systems are commonly tested on real-world programs.