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Eclipse trouble - Metadata area could not be written [message #1359228] Fri, 16 May 2014 08:24 Go to next message
Compu ter is currently offline Compu terFriend
Messages: 2
Registered: May 2014
Junior Member
Hey,

I have a great problem. I use the operating system Windows 8.1 in the 64-bit version. Since three weeks I working with FreeQDA. It's a freeware to encode qualitative data. Since yesterday I can not open my project file and the program creates by itself .log files with the following content:

!SESSION 2014-05-15 21:06:47.223 -----------------------------------------------
eclipse.buildId=unknown
java.version=1.8.0_05
java.vendor=Oracle Corporation
BootLoader constants: OS=win32, ARCH=x86_64, WS=win32, NL=de_DE
Framework arguments: C:\Users\username\Desktop\project.fqd
Command-line arguments: -os win32 -ws win32 -arch x86_64 C:\Users\username\Desktop\project.fqd

!ENTRY org.eclipse.osgi 4 0 2014-05-15 21:06:48.395
!MESSAGE Application error
!STACK 1
java.lang.IllegalStateException: The platform metadata area could not be written: C:\Windows\System32\workspace\.metadata. By default the platform writes its content
under the current working directory when the platform is launched. Use the -data parameter to specify a different content area for the platform.
at org.eclipse.core.internal.runtime.DataArea.assertLocationInitialized(
DataArea.java:61)
at org.eclipse.core.internal.runtime.DataArea.getStateLocation(DataArea.java:125)
at org.eclipse.core.internal.preferences.InstancePreferences.getBaseLocation(
InstancePreferences.java:44)
at org.eclipse.core.internal.preferences.InstancePreferences.initializeChildren(
InstancePreferences.java:199)
at org.eclipse.core.internal.preferences.InstancePreferences.<init (InstancePreferences.java:59)
at org.eclipse.core.internal.preferences.InstancePreferences.internalCreate(
InstancePreferences.java:209)
at org.eclipse.core.internal.preferences.EclipsePreferences.create(
EclipsePreferences.java:369)
at org.eclipse.core.internal.preferences.EclipsePreferences.create(
EclipsePreferences.java:357)
at org.eclipse.core.internal.preferences.PreferencesService.createNode(
PreferencesService.java:389)
at org.eclipse.core.internal.preferences.RootPreferences.getChild
(RootPreferences.java:63)
at org.eclipse.core.internal.preferences.RootPreferences.getNode(
RootPreferences.java:96)
at org.eclipse.core.internal.preferences.RootPreferences.node(
RootPreferences.java:85)
at org.eclipse.core.internal.preferences.AbstractScope.getNode
(AbstractScope.java:38)
at org.eclipse.core.runtime.preferences.InstanceScope.getNode(InstanceScope.java:80)
at org.eclipse.ui.preferences.ScopedPreferenceStore.getStorePreferences
(ScopedPreferenceStore.java:241)
at org.eclipse.ui.preferences.ScopedPreferenceStore.<init(ScopedPreferenceStore.java:133)
at org.eclipse.ui.plugin.AbstractUIPlugin.getPreferenceStore(AbstractUIPlugin.java:284)
at org.eclipse.ui.internal.UISynchronizer.<init>(UISynchronizer.java:88)
at org.eclipse.ui.internal.Workbench.runUI(Workbench.java:2517)
at org.eclipse.ui.internal.Workbench.access$4(Workbench.java:2499)
at org.eclipse.ui.internal.Workbench$7.run(Workbench.java:679)
at org.eclipse.core.databinding.observable.Realm.runWithDefault(Realm.java:332)
at org.eclipse.ui.internal.Workbench.createAndRunWorkbench(Workbench.java:668)
at org.eclipse.ui.PlatformUI.createAndRunWorkbench(PlatformUI.java:149)
at net.sf.freeqda.Application.start(Application.java:40)
at org.eclipse.equinox.internal.app.EclipseAppHandle.run(EclipseAppHandle.java:196)
at org.eclipse.core.runtime.internal.adaptor.EclipseAppLauncher.runApplication(EclipseAppLauncher.java:110)
at org.eclipse.core.runtime.internal.adaptor.EclipseAppLauncher.start(EclipseAppLauncher.java:79)
at org.eclipse.core.runtime.adaptor.EclipseStarter.run(EclipseStarter.java:344)
at org.eclipse.core.runtime.adaptor.EclipseStarter.run(EclipseStarter.java:179)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source)
at org.eclipse.equinox.launcher.Main.invokeFramework(Main.java:622)

I think there is a problem with the Eclipse-program but I have not experiences with this. I desperately need help and detailed instructions on what can I do, because this program are included really important data. Thank you so much for your help!
Re: Eclipse trouble - Metadata area could not be written [message #1360199 is a reply to message #1359228] Fri, 16 May 2014 18:00 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Nitin Dahyabhai is currently offline Nitin DahyabhaiFriend
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Registered: July 2009
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How are you launching Eclipse?

Nitin Dahyabhai
Eclipse Web Tools Platform
Re: Eclipse trouble - Metadata area could not be written [message #1360306 is a reply to message #1360199] Fri, 16 May 2014 19:05 Go to previous message
Compu ter is currently offline Compu terFriend
Messages: 2
Registered: May 2014
Junior Member
I do not run the program Eclipse alone, but it starts automatically with FreeQDA (the encoding program for my qualitative datas).
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