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Install plugins for eclipse Luna via dropins directory


The simple way you can install plugins for eclipse Luna is create an external dropins directory. In this dropins directory you can easily download plugins and extract it to each folder. You don’t need to do anything else. The dropins folder after contain 3 plugins: Windowbuilder, Checkstyle and Jautodoc have the structure as below:

And the only other thing you have to do is add a property contain the absolute path to your dropins directory into eclipse.ini file.

-Dorg.eclipse.equinox.p2.reconciler.dropins.directory=d:\work\common\lib\eclipse_extension\extensions\dropins
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