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From "Myrna van Lunteren" <m.v.lunte...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Including a derby db within the same jar as the application
Date Mon, 29 Oct 2007 17:04:16 GMT
On 10/28/07, David Leader <d.leader@bio.gla.ac.uk> wrote:
> A postscript to the solution to the problem:
> jdbc:derby:jar:(MyApp.jar)MyDB
> When I used exe4j to create a Windows .exe from MyApp.jar it worked
> fine without specifying any derby properties.
> When I created a Mac application bundle (can be done with Apple's
> JarBundler) and tried to run it, it complained that it couldn't find
> the database. To get it to work I had to include the following key-
> value pair as a java property in the Info.plist:
> derby.system.home = $APP_PACKAGE/Contents/Resources/Java/
> Just  thought I'd mention this for completeness.
> David
There is possibly a difference in what the jvm you're using on the mac
reports for the system property 'user.dir'.

Derby will assume derby.properties to life in user.dir if
derby.system.home is not set.


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