Based on http://wiki.netbeans.org/NetBeans71PatchingProcessReview#7.2 I propose to extend Autoupdate API and Update Provider Descriptor DTD to enable supplementation of attached tasks. All API change are in the attached patch file, rest of implementation is on core-main#autoupdate_211777 branch.
Created attachment 119282 [details]
the proposed API changes
The proposed API changes are in the attachment. Rest of implementation found on http://hg.netbeans.org/core-main#autoupdate_21177 branch.
I'm going to integrate it tomorrow.
Integrated into 'main-golden', will be available in build *201205170950* on http://bits.netbeans.org/dev/nightly/ (upload may still be in progress)
User: Jiri Rechtacek <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Log: #212218: Extend Autoupdate API to improve UI of update IDE