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From Deng Ching <>
Subject Re: database location
Date Fri, 07 Aug 2009 11:54:38 GMT

On Sat, Jul 18, 2009 at 11:01 PM, Randy Kamradt <>wrote:

> While doing some maintenance on our archiva and continuum installation,
> I noticed some odd behavior wrt the location of the derby database.  The
> database seems to point to the directory in which I start tomcat, rather
> than in one fixed location.  So if I'm in the webapps directory and I
> start tomcat with ../bin/ the database gets created in the
> webapps directory, rather than finding the existing one in the bin
> directory.
> Is there a way to configure things to look in a fixed location, rather
> than in the cwd?

You should be able to change this by setting the db paths configured
in  <tomcat
home>/conf/Catalina/localhost/archiva.xml if you've installed it similar to
what was recommended here:

> Additionally, I notice that I cannot shutdown tomcat, without leaving
> lck files in the directory.  I have to delete these files in order to
> have archiva startup properly.

Do you mind filing this in jira? :)


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