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From "Alberto Molpeceres" <alberto.molpece...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: problem with embeded derby database and javawebstart
Date Tue, 30 May 2006 16:32:16 GMT
Ups. I didn't read the key word "absolute" :-(.

   al.

On 5/30/06, David Van Couvering <David.Vancouvering@sun.com> wrote:
> Looking at the docs
>
> http://db.apache.org/derby/docs/dev/devguide/cdevdeploy11201.html#cdevdeploy11201
>
> it says the path to the archive containing the database must be an
> *absolute path*.  This of course may be a problem when you're loading on
> a remote machine.  Does anyone have any tips on how to manage this?
>
> David
>
> Alberto Molpeceres wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > This is my first mail to the list, so, I want to say hello to all
> > members. Greetings from Spain :-D.
> >
> > Well, we are working in a Java Web Start application that use a
> > database as  source of information. Till now he have do our
> > test&deploy in intranet enviroments, so we used a central postgres
> > database.
> >
> > Now we have to write a internet version of our application using an
> > embeded database for read only data. We are trying to use derby
> > embeded with this database compressed in a jar file, but we are not
> > very lucky till now, the console reports that the database can't be
> > found :-(.
> >
> > Database's jar is referenced in the JNLP file, and it's in the same
> > place as all other jars, so it shouldn't be a problem, still we
> > receive a:
> >
> > SQL Exception: Failed to start database 'jar:(database.jar)/testDB',
> > see the next exception for details.
> > ...
> > Java exception: 'No such file or directory: java.util.zip.ZipException'.
> > java.util.zip.ZipException: No such file or directory
> >
> > Our relevant connection information is:
> >
> >    databaseDriverName = "org.apache.derby.jdbc.EmbeddedDriver";
> >    connectionURL = "jdbc:derby:jar:(database.jar)/testDB";
> >
> > This database works fine using it as a desktop application and
> > referenced from it's folder in the URL, and the JWS application has
> > all permissions.
> >
> > Any idea?. Are we missing something in the URL?. Can't a derby
> > database be loaded from a jar in a Java web start application?.
> >
> > Thank you very much for you attention,
> >
> >    al.
>

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