How To Setup AppBundler to Point The Java Working Directory to Your App ResourcesNo ratings yet.
Today we're switching all of our build process over to Ant and bundling our OSX Java programs with AppBundler so we can properly package a JRE with our software. I came across a small problem while doing so: I needed to access resource files in our .app package that were not in a jar file, and I had no idea how to set jre working directory using AppBundler.
If you used
javaApplicationStub for your OSX Java
software in the past, you likely used to set the
inside of your program's
Info.plist (to something like
$APP_PACKAGE/Contents/Resources/Java or similar). You also
likely found this page because you need to know how to set the java
working directory to something more useful than the user's home
directory using AppBundler.
Here's the line you want inside of your AppBundler task:
P.S. Sorry for another software-development article, but I really can't help myself sometimes.