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[equinox-dev] Re: Problem specifying osgi.config.area using symbolic location (@user.home)
- From: "Steven E. Harris" <seh@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2007 20:34:24 -0800
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"Alex Blewitt" <alex.blewitt@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
> If you're setting it manually, you can use the
> System.getProperty("user.home") instead.
Right, though that doesn't save this from being a bug.
> You might also like to take note from:
Interestingly, the second one contains a recommendation to do exactly
what I'm trying to do (in comment #19), but lacks any followup to
confirm whether such a setting worked as described in the
> But I wouldn't hold your breath.
I appreciate you bringing me up to date on these complaints, as I
hadn't thought through all the prohibitive scenarios
described. However, that's not the crux of my inquiry here.
I'm not asking whether the defaults make sense, or whether I should
want to set this property to some other value. I'm asking why, or
pointing out that the symbolic location mechanism is broken for the
osgi.configuration.area due to the special-case treatment of the
Steven E. Harris