Re: [SLE] Eclipse Update Manager broken?

From: Randall R Schulz (rschulz_at_sonic.net)
Date: 05/01/05

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    Date: Sat, 30 Apr 2005 15:45:55 -0700
    
    

    Mike,

    On Saturday 30 April 2005 15:25, Mike McCallister wrote:
    > Hi folks!
    >
    > I've been playing a little bit with Eclipse 3.0. I installed it on my
    > SUSE 9.2 system with YaST, but when I try to update to Eclipse SDK
    > v3.0.2 through the Eclipse Update Manager, it won't complete the
    > process. It appears to connect, download and verify the updated
    > files, but quits when trying to install a file. Error message reads:
    >
    > Unable to complete action for feature "Eclipse Project SDK" due to
    > errors. Unable to complete action for feature "Eclipse Platform" due
    > to errors. Unable to create file
    > "/usr/share/eclipse/plugins/org.apache.ant_1.6.2/META-INF/MANIFEST111
    >4897983762.MF".
    > [/usr/share/eclipse/plugins/org.apache.ant_1.6.2/META-INF/MANIFEST111
    >4897983762.MF (Permission denied)]
    > Unable to create file
    > "/usr/share/eclipse/plugins/org.apache.ant_1.6.2/META-INF/MANIFEST111
    >4897983762.MF".
    > [/usr/share/eclipse/plugins/org.apache.ant_1.6.2/META-INF/MANIFEST111
    >4897983762.MF (Permission denied)]
    >
    > /usr/share/eclipse is owned by Root, and I have changed the
    > permissions of /usr/share/eclipse to allow the Eclipse group (of one
    > user--me) to Read,Write and eXecute to any file and dir in the
    > branch. I'm running Eclipse as the User, as I would expect to.
    >
    > Any thoughts appreciated.

    I think you're running as some non-root user, and hence cannot write
    into the appropriate directories within the Eclipse directory
    hierarchy, which is required in order to effect the update.

    > Mike McCallister ProTek Writing Services

    Randall Schulz

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