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Eclipse Portable 4.2 (Launcher version 2.0.1)

Eclipse Portable 4.4 can be found here

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Looking for Eclipse Portable 3.8? You can find it here.

Release Notes:
Eclipse 4.2 Release
Launcher version 2.0 (6-23-12)

  1. appicon update
  2. App\Java moved up a higher priority on scan

Eclipse 3.7.2 Release

Development Test 1 (6-23-12)

  1. Added AdditonalPaths INI Setting
  2. Removed Redundant Code
  3. Removed APPDATA and LOCALAPPDATA redirection
  4. Fixed bug preventing App\Java detection without INI

Eclipse 3.7.1 Release

Development Test 1 (11-25-11)

  1. Added APPDATA and LOCALAPPDATA redirection
  2. Fixed AppID type in AppInfo.ini
  3. Removed redundant entries in AppInfo.ini
  4. Added appicon_128.png

Eclipse 3.7 Release

Development Test 1 (7-22-11)

  1. Updates workspace directory when the Eclipse Portable directory is moved. (Thanks tal!)
  2. Fixed weird dialog at startup (for real this time)
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Thanks :)

there is MSYS integration ? Smile

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MSYS integration doesn't work

MSYS integration doesn't work,(it doesn't show in the path as expected).
And you didn't change the order of looking of the java:
it still:
a. ini file
b. CommonFiles\Java
c. EclipsePortable\App\Java
d. default path

thanks for update to eclipse 3.7.2

Tal.

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The old code for figuring out

The old code for figuring out the path of Java to use was atrocious. I ended up redoing it and somehow the two elseif statements swapped themselves.

https://sourceforge.net/projects/eclipseportable/files/Other/EclipsePort...

The above contains the patch to this. Just extract and copy + replace the entire Eclipse Portable directory. The only difference is the elseif statement being moved up.

As for MSYS integration, I can't add that in by default since it might conflict with other things. I've added a "AdditionalPaths" INI setting that will enable to use MSYS. Copy EclipsePortable.ini from Other\Source and into the same place as EclipsePortable.exe (two levels up). It'll work after that.

AdditionalPaths can also take more than one directory, separate them by semicolons.

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not success for me.

I copy the EclipsePortable.ini to same place as EclipsePortable.exe
and my portable eclipse still doesn't recognized the msys-portable at the path.

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It's working fine for me. Are

It's working fine for me. Are you able to clean a project without missing "rm" errors?

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I cannot

I cannot compile or rm.
It not recognize none of the msys command.

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How we can resolve the problem for me?

How we can resolve the problem for me?

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Configure It?

I think you need to configure the INI after copying it, entering the details to msys-portable using the entry gluxon referenced above. Perhaps if you paste your INI here and explain your setup we can assist better.

Sometimes, the impossible can become possible, if you're awesome!

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my ini:

EclipsePortable.ini:

[EclipsePortable]
EclipseDirectory=App\Eclipse
EclipseExecutable=eclipse.exe
SettingsDirectory=Data\settings
JavaPath=..\CommonFiles\Java\bin\javaw.exe
MinGWPath=..\CommonFiles\MinGW\bin
AdditionalPaths=..\MSYSPortable\App\MSYS\bin
AdditionalParameters=

# The above options are explained in the included readme.txt
# This INI file is an example only and is not used unless it is placed as described in the included readme.txt

it the same folder as the EclipsePortable.exe.
That it should to be?

thanks for the help.

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I want the portable eclipse will recognize the MSYS portable
and be able to run the commands in there.

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I apologize for the late

I apologize for the late response. First, I want to note that the code you uploaded in the last thread was correct. There wasn't anything that would have prevented MSYS integration in your build, which was why I found your remark about it not working properly surprising.

In this version, the INI is pre-configured to have MSYS Portable's bin path by default as an example. I've tested it to have it working without editing the INI at all (which was intended). I have a feeling the issue is specific to your machine.

This is an image of everything working properly, with the INI in the right place and its default contents. http://i.imgur.com/3tKby.png

If all else fails, I have a debug version of EclipsePortable.exe I would like you to try. It's the same laucher, but it outputs the path in a MessageBox. Check if MSYS's path is in there. http://www.mediafire.com/?mna9z5f2scsgvrl

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Thank you a lot for your time!

When I start from refresh - download everything from the beginning,
and do like it shown in the picture,
it was working for me! Smile
so thank you again for you time and efforts!!.
thanks for updates and make it really portable.

It o.k. to ask again why the folder of MSYSPortable can't be by default with eclipse portable?

There is eclipse juno 4.2 official release
I hope to see it update here Smile (when you have the time)

Thanks a lot again,
Tal.

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I was wondering about the

I was wondering about the progress for the annual new Eclipse release in June. Anyway, what files are going to be used in the MSYSPortable folder? There's only MSYSPortable.exe in there.

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Juno now release and they say

Juno now release and they say it all about their website.
I mean why it can't add this folder ..\MSYSPortable\App\MSYS\bin
to default Path of eclipse like the folder of Mingw:
..\CommonFiles\MinGW\bin.

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MSYS has the potential to

MSYS has the potential to interfere with other toolkits and libraries. Imagine troubleshooting why Eclipse Portable won't compile a specific program, and then after hours looking, find that the developer added MSYS to the path without notifying you. By copying the INI over you "know" that the change was made and MSYS has been added.

This experience came from compiling Mozilla Firefox, which refused to because MSYS was in the %PATH%.

https://developer.mozilla.org/En/Developer_Guide/Build_Instructions/Wind...

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OK. fair reason.

I can't compile Firefox with MSYS?
how I can run their makefile? (if it exist)

Thank you for your quick replay.

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Strange problem

Hi all,

I'm having a rather strange problem.
I have EclipsePortable (java edition) on my desktop and on my external hard drive) on windows 7 64 bit.
I also had this problem in win7 32 bit before, I never fixed it there either.

The problem:
- On my external hard drive (with PAM installed) everything works.
- When I open the version on my desktop (no PAM) everything works, when CommonFiles is not next to it, it uses the locally installed java (everything works, life is good).
- When I put when CommonFiles next to it on the desktop, it doesn't work anymore. The eclipse splash screen flashes and disappears.
- When I install PAM on my desktop and put the CommonFiles in there and EclipsePortable, same thing happens. When I rename CommonFiles, everything works fine and it uses local java.

I already reinstalled EclipsePortable, removed the data directory (there was nothing in my workspace, don't worry), nothing solves the problem.

Any ideas?

Yes, I set the working directory!

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What version(s) of Java do

What version(s) of Java do you have installed on the local machine and in CommonFiles?

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Hope this helps...

commonfiles:
[JavaPortable]
Vendor=Sun Microsystems Inc.
Version=1.7.0_5
URL=http://java.sun.com/

locallly:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre7\bin>java.exe -version
java version "1.7.0_05"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.7.0_05-b05)
Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (build 23.1-b03, mixed mode, sharing)

so the same I guess...

All versions of the ones in CommonFiles are the same (I simply copied this folder to my desktop)
CommonFiles contains Ghostscript, Java and Java64 (I am at a 64bit machine atm)

Yes, I set the working directory!

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It sounds like the Java

It sounds like the Java installation in CommonFiles is corrupt. Can you try deleting the CommonFiles\Java folder and doing a reinstall if you haven't already?

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Solved, new problem found =(

I just redownloaded the eclipse launcher and reinstalled it, now EclipsePortable runs fine!

Only one problem: it doesn't use the java from CommonFiles (on my desktop).
When I print out java.home it simply prints the program files path. (C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre7)
When I try this from my external hard drive (where the Menu is installed) it does give the correct location. (H:\PortableApps\CommonFiles\Java)
Both were newly created projects, same code in both of them.

I also redownloaded Java, just to see if the one at my desktop was corrupt. I deleted the all the java folders and I reinstalled it on my external hard drive via the Menu and copied the CommonFiles folder. This means both folders are identical. I did this to see if it would fix my second problem, but it didn't Sad
Sorry for all the trouble...

Yes, I set the working directory!

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Eclipse 4.2 Juno

Any new on release Eclipse 4.2 portable?

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Yeah, now that it's official,

Yeah, now that it's official, I'll update when I recover my copy of Windows (which somehow corrupted itself).

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Eclipse 4.2 Update

Eclipse updated to 4.2 Juno. Launcher received small bugfix.

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nice :)

it a long dev project.
it should be in release no?

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Git integration

Hi!
I'm trying to install EGit on my portable Eclipse to get Git integration. Every time I start PortableEclipse, I get the following error:
"The environment variable HOME is not set. The following directory will be used for storing the Git user configuration and as default repository location:
C:\users\MyUserName.
If this is not correct then please set the HOME environment variable and restart Eclipse."
Do I need to set the HOME variable? Can this path be set on the EclipsePortable.ini file?

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HOME is a Linux environment

HOME is a Linux environment variable. It is not currently possible to do this with the Eclipse INI, but I'll add it for the next Eclipse release.

It's been a while, so I expect 4.2.1 to come within a week or two.

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Thanks!

Thanks for your answer!
Meanwhile do you (or anyone) know an alternative Git-integration plugin that works with Portable Eclipse?

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Android

I have it setup and have installed the ADT Plugin. Is it possible to add android sdk and make android development portable?

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coming

I've got a test build of the ADK on my machine, and am waiting for a few things here prior to uploading it. Rest assured, it will be available soon.

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eclipse for android development

It is wonderful to here that someone is working on a portable
version of eclipse with android support.

Thank you so much for that.

I am eagerly awaiting the package Smile

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ADT

I am also excited to see that someone is working on making the android dev tools portable!

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Fantastic! Any timeline?

Fantastic news! Any update around the timing of when you think you'll have something out?

THANKS SO MUCH!
-Zac Morris

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Aptana

Great launcher, thanks gluxon. I just noticed that in the NSIS code you update the drive letter for $WORKSPACEDOUBLESLASH but not for $WORKSPACE unless of course the workspace is within the EclipsePortable directory. I keep my workspace under the Documents directory because I like to keep all of my code in one place and I backup my Documents directory much more often than my PortableApps directory. Could you please add one line to your launcher updating the drive letter of the $WORKSPACE variable?

On another note, Aptana is a very popular Eclipse plugin for all sorts of web-related work (Python, Ruby, PHP, JavaScript, etc.) so it would be nice to support it in the launcher. For this I suggest the following two changes:

1- Adding these two lines to the NSIS code (under the ";Update locations" comment):

${ReplaceInFile} "$WORKSPACE\.metadata\.plugins\org.eclipse.core.runtime\.settings\org.python.pydev.prefs" "$LASTROOTDOUBLESLASH" "$ROOTDOUBLESLASH"
Delete "$WORKSPACE\.metadata\.plugins\org.eclipse.core.runtime\.settings\org.python.pydev.prefs.old"

2- Adding this parameter to the command line when launching Eclipse: "-vmargs -Dstudio.rubleUserLocation=$WORKSPACE\.aptana-rubles" (where $WORKSPACE is the user's workspace directory) or "-vmargs -Dstudio.rubleUserLocation=@user.dir\..\..\Data\Aptana Rubles". This prevents the directory "Aptana Rubles" from being created in the user's home.

There may be more changes needed to support other Aptana features but that's all I noticed for the time being (I've used Aptana a fair bit for Python work and I haven't had any problems after these two changes). I hope you can incorporate these suggestions in the next launcher version.

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Aptana

Sounds like you know exactly how to...

Would you be willing to post your nsis script and/or launcher and ini files to make it work with Aptana instead of Eclipse?

That is if you're not using just Eclipse with an Aptana plugin but Aptana Studio

http://www.aptana.org/

much appreciated

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Manual Eclipse Update

Are there any adverse effects of downloading the "Platform Runtime Binary" and replacing the EclipsePortable/App/Eclipse with latest drop from http://download.eclipse.org/eclipse/downloads/index.html ?

I have done that and it seems to work, so I think this manual update trick c an be mentioned in the help.html document if there is no issues doing this.

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Eclipse 4.3

Eclipse 4.3
Can you update please?

Tal.

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Update and Release

It's already on this page for almost a year, why no release?

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Because it Java application

Because it Java application (Use Java)
and portableapp.com will no release any java app.

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Is normal Eclipse (not

Is normal Eclipse (not portableapps.com version) leaves files on system?

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i think there is a bug.

I install the portable eclipse c++,(version 4.2)
but it didn't managed to find the portable mingw,
I try some things, but finally, i delete eclipse folder from
"\EclipsePortable\App\" folder, and i copy new one of eclipse Kepler(version 4.3) and it recognize the mingw with the Launcher.
so i think at version 4.2 there is some bug.
and there is a file that it not success to copy at both versions (4.2 and 4.3)
because it name is too long.
my portable apps directory is on:
"C:\PortableAppsMenu\PortableApps" and it too long for it.
but it seems this file it not necessary to compile and work with eclipse.
should maybe to remove it?
can you update to 4.3? or check the bug?
I will appreciate.
I am using your version, and not darksabre76 version for two reasons:
1. It not have c++ edition (or other edition of eclipse, and it too long
to build and install every time the c++ from the market)
2. I already tested your version many time and help you to improve it,
and i know how to work with your launcher.

thanks for your time to read this,
and thanks for your time for update eclipse. I am using it at my studies.
and sorry for my English, it not my native.

Happy Holiday,
Tal.

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Eclipse 4.4 Luna

Hi, is it possible to make a portable build of the new Eclipse version 4.4? Because the workspace this version uses is not compatible with the old versions of eclipse and this version is compatible with Java 1.8

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Version(s) for Android SDK and ColdFusion plugins?

I'm going with the Classic version to test out developing for Android, and possibly ColdFusion. If anyone has any tips on that specific to the Eclipse Portable version, please reply. Specifically, do the plugins for these obey the Portable Apps pathing and leave the registry untouched? If not, is there a known way to achieve this? Thanks in advance.

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Can make eclipse neon portble

Can make eclipse neon portble? Please

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Available

Have you seen this Development Test?

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