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From David Van Couvering <da...@vancouvering.com>
Subject Re: Failed to create database
Date Thu, 12 Aug 2010 17:40:50 GMT
I get this when there is already a directory with that name.  If you see the
"next exception" you'll probably see that it says the directory already


On Thu, Aug 12, 2010 at 3:12 AM, darie17 <darie20@yahoo.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> I'm using Derby as an embedded DB in my Java app. Well, everything works
> fine when running the application from my IDE (Netbeans 6.9, jdk1.6.0_21,
> Windows 7 Pro 64 Bit). I can create tables, read data out of them etc.
> But: when I deploy my application (i.e. create an installation package
> containing the app and other resources) and install it like any other
> application, I always get the following exception when the program tries to
> initiate the DB:
> Failed to create database 'C:\Program Files\MyApp\myDB', see the next
> exception for details.
> myDB is be the folder where Derby should store its files for my app.
> After long debugging sessions :) I noticed something: if I install the
> application anywhere else than in Program Files, it works perfectly. That
> is
> why I think its rather a write access problem. Please notice we are talking
> about Windows 7. And the question is: how can I solve it?
> Thanks!
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David W. Van Couvering


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