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From Reinhard Pötz <>
Subject Re: run jetty / error / custom webapp
Date Sun, 06 Dec 2009 20:08:23 GMT
Johannes Lichtenberger wrote:
> On Sat, 2009-12-05 at 23:50 +0100, Reinhard Pötz wrote:
>> Johannes Lichtenberger wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I have shared a project in a subversion repository, but when I checkout
>>> the project on another place and try to start jetty (mvn jetty:run) I
>>> get the following error:
>>> [INFO] Can't copy custom webapp files (directory:
>>> '/home/johannes/workspace/mysite/rcl-config) to the web application in
>>> preparation.
>>> The permissions are ok (755), so I'm really not sure what this means
>>> (seems to have something to do with the rcl-config directory) :-/
>> It's a file operation problem. The statement where the exception is
>> thrown, uses the Apache Commons IO FileUtils:
>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>> void srcDir, File
>> destDir) throws IOException
>> Copies a whole directory to a new location preserving the file dates.
>> This method copies the specified directory and all its child directories
>> and files to the specified destination. The destination is the new
>> location and name of the directory.
>> The destination directory is created if it does not exist. If the
>> destination directory did exist, then this method merges the source with
>> the destination, with the source taking precedence.
>> Parameters:
>> srcDir an existing directory to copy, must not be null
>> destDir the new directory, must not be null
>> Throws:
>> NullPointerException - if source or destination is null
>> IOException - if source or destination is invalid
>> IOException - if an IO error occurs during copying
>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>> Maybe this gives you an idea what could be wrong with your setup.
> Damn it, I knew it could only be some issues with permissions, but
> strange enough that svn --checkout and Subclipse "produced" some strange
> permissions. I think I had forgotten the "-R" switch to change all
> permissions or have done it only at the rc-config directory. Well, chmod
> -R 755 mysite did the "trick". Thanks.

You're welcome.

BTW, I changed the code in SVN so that the real exception isn't
swallowed anymore by passing it to the MojoException.

Reinhard Pötz                           Managing Director, {Indoqa} GmbH

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