this NPE apears when the installer runs in japanese locale.
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Have you changed locale after the installation of one of the previous builds?
I had installed all the "previous" builds in EN locale. Then I switched to JA locale and wanted to install a newer
build. And it failed with the NPE.
I'm installing the netbeans-6.0-nightly-200707270000-standard-windows.exe in EN locale today. It works fine.
thanks for information.
The issue is that we store properties defined by property name + platform name + locale name. (e.g.
We need to revise this strategy.
Dmitri, IMO, this is a corner case. Anyway, it is still a usecase. I think that it could be solved. You can just ignore
the "unreadable" properties file and behave like it is a first installation.
The worst thing is that it fails.
*** Issue 117494 has been marked as a duplicate of this issue. ***
NPE is no more thrown. But the other problem still exists - the warning message that says that it was not possible to
get the installation location is shown.
I removed i18n summary and keywd - I saw the word locales in summary and thought it was related to i18n.
*** Issue 128962 has been marked as a duplicate of this issue. ***
Most of the issue is now fixed (jvm arch and locale changes are fixed, platform changes very rarely so it is not a