Or as I would say: users love … admins nightmare! Anyhow, this is a short reminder how to use a user specific configuration and workspace area. It allows that each user keeps its own set of plug-ins instead of being confused about plug-ins that another user has installed on the same computer previously. Moreover, if no workspace was selected, a default workspace will be set. It’s possible to edit the applications “config.ini” file or to directly set the values in the product file, before compiling the RCP.
Further more, Eclipse allows other sophisticated scenarios like shared configurations too. The following two links may give you an impression of the mightiness of Eclipse: