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Get co [message #532011] Thu, 06 May 2010 18:32 Go to next message
Mikael Petterson is currently offline Mikael PettersonFriend
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My resource is show ( when I debug) like this:


When I do recursive getParent() I finally end up with

Is it possible to get the absolute path for this, F/ and make a resource out of it?

What is /F a representation of?


Re: Get co [message #532020 is a reply to message #532011] Thu, 06 May 2010 19:05 Go to previous message
Paul Webster is currently offline Paul WebsterFriend
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It's usually L/my.project/folder/folder/

The top, the directory that contains my.project, is call the workspace
root. ResourcePlugin.getWorkspace().getRoot() will return the
IWorkspaceRoot that points to the top level location.

Why do you want the absolute path to the root? You should never write
to this location. You can use the IResources API to create projects and
under them files and folders.

You can use OSGi org.eclipse.osgi.service.datalocation.Location or
org.eclipse.core.runtime.Plugin.getStateLocation() to get a
plugin-specific area you can write to using simple java I/O APIs


Paul Webster .platform.doc.isv/guide/workbench.htm

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