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How do a clone an Eclipse workspace?

Posted on 2008-10-12
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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?
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Does the Windows give any reason why it cannot copy the file ?
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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!
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Thank you both.  I discovered that the problem was apparently a corrupted file in one of the folders of the workspace.
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I'm going to split that points as a thank you for your responses.
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