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Re: [cross-project-issues-dev] org.eclipse.equinox.p2 Permission denied

also, the hudson maven integration has a "private temporary directory" checkbox in its "advanced" build job configuration section that effectively does the same thing David advised for maven invocations.


From: cross-project-issues-dev-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:cross-project-issues-dev-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of David M Williams
Sent: Mittwoch, 17. September 2014 01:24
To: Cross project issues
Subject: Re: [cross-project-issues-dev] org.eclipse.equinox.p2 Permission denied

There may be several problems preventing your access, but the usual advise is to put "tmp" in your ${WORKSPACE} ... that is the Hudson workspace ... so that way, it is "yours" to cleanup, etc., as you like. 

You do have to create the directory first before Java will use it, perhaps even as a separate build step (depending on how you do your build) ... mkdir -p ${WORKSPACE}/tmp 

And then, everywhere that Java might be invoked, use${WORKSPACE}/tmp ... that'd be for direct calls to Java, of course, but also Ant, Maven, and/or Eclipse itself, as they will eventually call Java. 


From:        Yue <> 
To:        cross-project-issues-dev@xxxxxxxxxxx, 
Cc:        Stephan Eberle <stephan.eberle@xxxxxxxxxx> 
Date:        09/16/2014 06:21 PM 
Subject:        [cross-project-issues-dev] org.eclipse.equinox.p2 Permission denied 
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Dear all,

I've created a new Mars build job (eatop-0.5-mars) for EATOP project on hudson server ( recently, and I got the following errors ( while building:

!ENTRY org.eclipse.equinox.preferences 4 4 2014-09-12 19:10:46.197
!MESSAGE Exception saving preferences to: /tmp/p2/org.eclipse.equinox.p2.engine/.settings/org.eclipse.equinox.p2.metadata.repository.prefs.
!STACK 0 /tmp/p2/org.eclipse.equinox.p2.engine/.settings/org.eclipse.equinox.p2.metadata.repository.prefs.bak (Permission denied) 

It appears that /tmp/p2(and it's children) is owned by a different hipp user and group(Modeling ECP), so when my job runs (as the EATOP user) it's unable to write in that directory.  
Does anyone know how to specify a different directory (e.g., /tmp/eatop/p2) that will probably get things rolling? Thanks for any help in advance,

Best regards, 
Dr. Yue Ma
Senior Software Architect

Phone: +33 (0)9 83 25 77 12
Fax: +33 (0)9 83 56 77 12

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