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Mon, 2013-11-18 16:49

Building a full-product installer using P2

P2 provides a great framework for installing and updating Eclipse-based products. Often, a commercial product needs to include a standalone installer that can provide installation of binary files, product shortcuts, operating system add/remove entries, additions to the system path and driver installation, among other operations.

This talk will present a standalone p2-based installer that we’ve developed at Mentor Graphics. We will show how it was used for our product installer and how it can be extended and customized by others.

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