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From Dmitriy Dligach <dmitriy.dlig...@childrens.harvard.edu>
Subject Re: better place for umls credentials
Date Wed, 01 May 2013 13:42:32 GMT
it worked for me. Thanks!


On 05/01/2013 09:17 AM, Tim Miller wrote:
> The developer guide lists 3 options for umls credentials, and they all 
> have issues:
> 1) environment variable
>     -- tried this one, got errors in .bashrc for illegal variable 
> names, maybe it works in windows only
> 2) vm arguments in run configuration
>     -- works, but then you have to add it for every new run configuration
> 3) edit the descriptor file
>     -- runs the risk of accidentally checking in your credentials to svn
> I tried setting the values in eclipse.ini, that does not work.
> I think now I have stumbled on a decent solution, better than the 
> options we've had up till now. If you open windows->preferences in 
> eclipse, then select Installed JREs, and select the jre you use and 
> click edit. Now a window pops up that lets you put in default VM 
> arguments. I put in my UMLS credentials here and that seemed to work. 
> In theory this should then work for all run configurations, you 
> shouldn't have to re-do it for new run configurations.
> Can someone else please verify that this works? And if so should we 
> make this the default way to do it in developer setup? Any downsides 
> I'm missing?
> Tim

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