Steps to reproduce:
Click Browse button while choosing IDE destination folder.
In appeared File chooser window change manually folder name for IDE installation by typing characters f.e. NB and click
I got extra nested folder in string for IDE installation path /export/home/tester/NB/netbeans-6.0.
Reproducible on Linux and Solaris
We can`t be fixed due to the issue 111078.
This logic has been brough long time ago and has been approved to be working (->ENHANCEMENT).
CC-ing Jano, possibly he suggests something useful.
Actually this is behavior is valid for all platforms.
The correct behavior should be that the selected folder after closing the file chooser dialog is the following:
And the folder should be created after clicking the Next button (or starting the actual installation).
Assigned to new owner.