[OSM-newbies] Run two versions of JOSM?
rwtnospam-newsgp at yahoo.com
Tue Dec 22 05:29:53 GMT 2009
>>This question seemed more appropriate here than josm.devel.
>>I'd like to be able to choose to run one of two different versions of
>>JOSM, the tested version and the latest version. However, they usually use
>>incompatible plug-in versions, and they both point to the same default
>>application directory (C:[username]\Application Data\JOSM).
>>Is there a way to change the (Windows) Application Data directory for one
>>version or the other of JOSM,without recompiling JOSM, so that I can load
>>the appropriate commaptible sets of plug-ins? I didn't find that directory
>>in Setting Preferences.
>Set this up with a copy of your settings:
>mkdir "%USERPROFILE%\Application Data\JOSM-latest"
>xcopy /S "%USERPROFILE%\Application Data\JOSM"
>The xcopy command should be 1 line.
>Then run JOSM with this alternative settings dir:
>java.exe -Djosm.home="%USERPROFILE%\Application Data\JOSM-latest" -jar
>Again, on 1 line.
Thanks Lennard, the josm.home parameter was my missing link.
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