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Renato Mascardo
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Hello all,
I've finished with the coding and am doing the documentation/packaging of the application. In my requirements documents it says, "Note: Your program must run correctly no matter what directory it is installed." Problem is that my app requires that the jar be in the same directory as the db.db (for the server) and be in a directory with the html user documentation that is linked via a help dialog box within the application.
I was hoping to be able to have the user "unzip" the client and server application with everything where it needs to be. Of course it can be unzipped anywhere but there are the above requirements. Thoughts on this? Do I have to change my packaging?
Thanks!
-rjm
 
Mark Spritzler
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Yours is exactly like my submission, and it actually meets those requiremetns exactly. Basically they are saying, you have no idea what they will call the directory that they unzip your submission, and no matter what they call it, your application will still work.
Mark
 
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