| Eclipse on Mac doesn't persist recent workspaces [message #1760120]
||Sun, 23 April 2017 10:06
| Seiji Komatsu
Registered: May 2012
Both Eclipse 4.6.2 and 4.6.3 don't persist recent workspaces on macOS Sierra.|
At the first time of launching Eclipse,
Eclipse suggests me to use "/Users/USERNAME/Documents/workspace" as a workspace.
Then I changed it to other workspace (here, assuming that "/Users/USERNAME/workspaces/app1"), Eclipse will of course launch with no problem.
After closing Eclipse and rebooting OS (AFAIK, rebooting is not a requirement for this problem, but rebooting always cause the problem!), when I again launch Eclipse, then recent workspaces are empty and I'm again suggested to use "/Users/USERNAME/Documents/workspace".
AFAIK, this problem is not caused on MacOSX El Capitan.
And from my investigation, many "org.eclipse.platform_4.6.3_NNNNNNN_macosx_cocoa_x86_64" are created under ~/.eclipse for some reasons.
$ ls -l ~/.eclipse ~
drwxr-xr-x 3 username staff 102 Apr 23 18:28 org.eclipse.epp.logging.aeri
drwxr-xr-x 4 username staff 136 Apr 23 18:34 org.eclipse.oomph.p2
drwxr-xr-x 3 username staff 102 Apr 23 18:35 org.eclipse.oomph.setup
drwxr-xr-x 5 username staff 170 Apr 23 18:41 org.eclipse.platform_4.6.3_1325096807_macosx_cocoa_x86_64
drwxr-xr-x 6 username staff 204 Apr 23 18:35 org.eclipse.platform_4.6.3_539655064_macosx_cocoa_x86_64
drwxr-xr-x 5 username staff 170 Apr 23 18:28 org.eclipse.platform_4.6.3_881243932_macosx_cocoa_x86_64
Anybody help me to fix this problem?
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