Easily manage eclipse plugins

22Oct07

Managing multiple eclipse plugins can become difficult, specially when you need to update or remove a particular plugin.
Heres the easy way to manage multiple eclipse plugins.

1) create a folder ‘links’ under eclipse home folder.
2) create a file plugins.link under this folder.
This file can have any name as far as extension is .link, you can create multiple link file for different plugins.
3) edit the link file and put the path of custom plugins folder
example path=D:/customplugins ( use forward slash only).
This custom plugin folder should reflect eclipse plugins directory structure.
create a ecliplse folder within customplugin folder.
create two folders features, and plugins under eclipse folder.

Now you are ready to install plugins in that custom location.
You can repeat this steps to install different plugins in different folders. it will help you when you want to remove/reinstall a particular plugin.

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