Tag Archives: Equinox

Friends of yours? Using x-friends in Equinox to loosen the API restrictions for some plugins

In Defining provisional API in Equinox I discussed how to mark your API as internal / provisional. But what if your plugin has a close friend which should be allowed to use this API without restrictions? Even in the plugin … Continue reading

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I didn’t mean it like this – Defining provisional API in Equinox

OSGi is very strong in defining API contracts. In each bundle you can decide this which packages are exported and which can be used by other plugins. But what if you want to make your classes usable to other but … Continue reading

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