Solved

How do a clone an Eclipse workspace?

Posted on 2008-10-12
4
2,208 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-15
I upgraded my CPU and motherboard and installed XP on a new disk.  I left my old disk in the machine.   I have reinstalled Eclipse, and I'd like to move my Eclipse workspace to the new drive.  When I try to copy it, Windows says it cannot copy the file?  How do I clone the Eclipse workspace and keep the history?
0
Comment
Question by:anAppBuilder
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 5

Accepted Solution

by:
muktajindal earned 250 total points
ID: 22700182
Does the Windows give any reason why it cannot copy the file ?
0
 
LVL 24

Assisted Solution

by:sciuriware
sciuriware earned 250 total points
ID: 22700336
You might become Administrator to move or copy any file in XP.

I assume you chose your workspace in a weird place:
it should not be in the system folders, but in your own area.

;JOOP!
0
 

Author Comment

by:anAppBuilder
ID: 22704193
Thank you both.  I discovered that the problem was apparently a corrupted file in one of the folders of the workspace.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:anAppBuilder
ID: 31505537
I'm going to split that points as a thank you for your responses.
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Java had always been an easily readable and understandable language.  Some relatively recent changes in the language seem to be changing this pretty fast, and anyone that had not seen any Java code for the last 5 years will possibly have issues unde…
Introduction This article is the first of three articles that explain why and how the Experts Exchange QA Team does test automation for our web site. This article explains our test automation goals. Then rationale is given for the tools we use to a…
Viewers will learn one way to get user input in Java. Introduce the Scanner object: Declare the variable that stores the user input: An example prompting the user for input: Methods you need to invoke in order to properly get  user input:
Viewers will learn about basic arrays, how to declare them, and how to use them. Introduction and definition: Declare an array and cover the syntax of declaring them: Initialize every index in the created array: Example/Features of a basic arr…

911 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

22 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now