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  1. Spark
  2. SPARK-743

Changes in the user.home directory

    Details

    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 2.5.1
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: General
    • Labels:
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      Description

      There are some requirements for the user.home directory:

      • Default Directory for OS-X: ~/Library/Application Support/Spark/...
      • Default Directory for Windows: %%ROOTDRIVE%%:\Documents and Settings%%USERNAME%%\Application Data\Spark
      • Possibility to specify the root directory at the installation time, for example: \\SM-Data-Server\Redirected\Ted Miller\Spark

      These features are required in forums:
      http://www.igniterealtime.org/forum/thread.jspa?threadID=26298&tstart=0
      http://www.igniterealtime.org/forum/thread.jspa?threadID=26299&tstart=0

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          faygate Richard W added a comment -

          Thanks wroot. Downloaded spark-installer.exe.zip, unzipped and installed as an Administrator using the command-line:

          C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\java.exe -jar C:\Downloaded\spark-installer.jar

          I can confirm that this version DOES indeed place the Spark application data folder in the correct location. I did notice that the following directories were still being created in %USERPROFILE% though, and these should perhaps move to %APPDATA% as well:

          .jmf
          .jmyspell

          When do you think that an msi and/or final build might be ready?

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          faygate Richard W added a comment - Thanks wroot. Downloaded spark-installer.exe.zip, unzipped and installed as an Administrator using the command-line: C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\java.exe -jar C:\Downloaded\spark-installer.jar I can confirm that this version DOES indeed place the Spark application data folder in the correct location. I did notice that the following directories were still being created in %USERPROFILE% though, and these should perhaps move to %APPDATA% as well: .jmf .jmyspell When do you think that an msi and/or final build might be ready?
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          faygate Richard W added a comment -

          Just to say I've also checked this on my work PC with a Group Policy Redirection policy in place and the 11186 build works as we were expecting and the Spark directory is created on my network shared where my %APPDATA% is stored. My previous comments still stand true regarding .jmf and .jmyspell folders as well though.

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          faygate Richard W added a comment - Just to say I've also checked this on my work PC with a Group Policy Redirection policy in place and the 11186 build works as we were expecting and the Spark directory is created on my network shared where my %APPDATA% is stored. My previous comments still stand true regarding .jmf and .jmyspell folders as well though.
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          wroot wroot added a comment -

          Let's hope cstux will notice your comments (or you can also comment on that doc with svn versions) and fix that as well.

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          wroot wroot added a comment - Let's hope cstux will notice your comments (or you can also comment on that doc with svn versions) and fix that as well.
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          wolf.posdorfer Wolf P. added a comment -

          this has been adressed already

          osx path is in ~user/Library/Application Support/Spark
          win path is %APPDATA%/Spark

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          wolf.posdorfer Wolf P. added a comment - this has been adressed already osx path is in ~user/Library/Application Support/Spark win path is %APPDATA%/Spark
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          webeling Walter Ebeling added a comment -

          Mass closing of all bugs resoved during 2.6.0 and 2.6.1

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          webeling Walter Ebeling added a comment - Mass closing of all bugs resoved during 2.6.0 and 2.6.1

            People

            • Assignee:
              cstux Michael Will (cstux)
              Reporter:
              francisco Francisco Vives
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