Monday, October 31, 2011

[android-developers] Re: ADT r15 reliabiility on Windows?

I created a Bug report for this:

On Oct 31, 11:15 pm, Studio LFP <> wrote:
> Every time you update software, there is more than a good chance that it
> probably didn't clean up after itself and has left old and/or orphaned
> files and entries. Not to mention the settings in different layers of
> software that you may know nothing about.
> There is a good chance Eclipse, ADT and Java keeps all the old settings
> around update after update. Then you have overall project settings and then
> specific project settings. The odds of one of those five having a rogue
> setting that could cause issues is pretty good. The longer you go without
> cleaning house, the more likely you are to end up with internal problems.
> That's not even mentioning the fact that each component of Eclipse, and any
> other plugin you have in Eclipse, also has settings. Just look in your
> Workspace .metadata directory. Each plugin can carry its own settings in
> those folders. There are probably hundreds, if not thousands, of settings
> that can affect how well your environment behaves.
> Steven
> Studio LFP
> On Monday, October 31, 2011 3:08:26 AM UTC-5, Zsolt Vasvari wrote:
> > > The freezing and running out of heap seems like you might have an issue
> > > somewhere else. Have you tried cleaning out Eclipse/ADT/SDK and
> > > reinstalling fresh? I know it's not the optimal thing, but might be
> > worth a
> > > try. I've done it a time or two on my main workstation and laptop and it
> > > seems to help keep things in order.
> > Where are you getting these suggestions from?  Why would reinstall
> > help?  The files are either there or not -- we are not talking about
> > corrupted registries here.- Hide quoted text -
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