How to set system wide settings in eclipse

For multi-users desktops, I need to set-up some preferences in Eclipse.

As an example, I need to activate those 2 preferences by default : General>Workspace>Refresh using native hooks or polling General>Workspace>Refresh on access

I've found that by checking them and closing eclipse, it is saved to <workspace>/.metadata/.plugins/org.eclipse.core.runtime/.settings/org.eclipse.core.resources.prefs which contains :


What would be the way to set it system wide? All users, all workspaces.



Use Google Workspace Mechanic to share these settings. Or have your IDE and workspaces managed by Yoxos (which does a lot of other things besides only preferences).

In pure Eclipse, there is no way to do this by configuration only.

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what to save in git (or any other revision control system)?

git svn mercurial cvs dspace

I'll take Drupal as the exmple for my first question. We have a drupal instance with a custom theme and many downloaded modules. We have a server used as the source code repo.

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