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authorArun Thondapu2015-04-27 18:06:55 +0000
committerArun Thondapu2015-04-27 18:06:55 +0000
commitaaabb31bdc95b40771e4d1ebae4f42272d916caa (patch)
treea0bc22d12bd8b98ffcf85166e999f98daa9b8939 /features/org.eclipse.equinox.executable.feature/library/eclipse.c
parent5f10f2553097d7b773d3efae68e77662521669b1 (diff)
Bug 461728 - [Mac] Allow users to specify values in eclipse.ini outside
of the installation Update documentation with changed behavior on Mac. Change-Id: I8b5d64c548f85d1db549fb6d9c8519ad89822177 Signed-off-by: Arun Thondapu <>
Diffstat (limited to 'features/org.eclipse.equinox.executable.feature/library/eclipse.c')
1 files changed, 5 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/features/org.eclipse.equinox.executable.feature/library/eclipse.c b/features/org.eclipse.equinox.executable.feature/library/eclipse.c
index 25d6757f0..444c89b88 100644
--- a/features/org.eclipse.equinox.executable.feature/library/eclipse.c
+++ b/features/org.eclipse.equinox.executable.feature/library/eclipse.c
@@ -122,7 +122,10 @@
* The launcher gets arguments from the command line and/or from a configuration file.
* The configuration file must have the same name and location as the launcher executable
* and the extension .ini. For example, the eclipse.ini configuration file must be
- * in the same folder as the eclipse.exe or eclipse executable.
+ * in the same folder as the eclipse.exe or eclipse executable (except in the case of
+ * Mac OS X where the eclipse.ini can be read from a Mac specific configuration folder
+ * recommended by the OS, see bugs 461725 and 461728 for more details).
+ *
* The format of the ini file matches that of the command line arguments - one
* argument per line.
* In general, the settings of the config file are expected to be overriden by the
@@ -285,7 +288,7 @@ static _TCHAR* timeoutString = NULL; /* timeout value for opening a file */
static _TCHAR* defaultAction = NULL; /* default action for non '-' command line arguments */
static _TCHAR* iniFile = NULL; /* the launcher.ini file set if --launcher.ini was specified */
static _TCHAR* gtkVersionString = NULL; /* GTK+ version specified by --launcher.GTK_version */
-static _TCHAR* protectMode = NULL; /* Process -protectMode to trigger the reading of the eclipse.ini in the configuration (at this point mac specific) */
+static _TCHAR* protectMode = NULL; /* Process protectMode specified via -protect, to trigger the reading of eclipse.ini in the configuration (Mac specific currently) */
/* variables for ee options */
static _TCHAR* eeExecutable = NULL;

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