The Library Manager will return an error "The javadoc root does not contain the index-files folder or the index-
all.html file." when the javadoc root is a UNC path. If I add the same javadoc through a mounted drive or a local
path, the Javadoc works fine.
Javadocs added using a UNC through the Java Platform Manager seems to work fine.
The easiest way I found to recreate the problem is to add the JDK javadocs to a newly created library (this is a
known, working javadoc that should always succeed). Adding using the UNC will fail; adding using a local path will
This is running on:
Product Version: NetBeans IDE Dev (Build 200711260000)
Java: 1.6.0_02; Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM 1.6.0_02-b06
System: Windows 2003 version 5.2 running on x86; Cp1252; en_US (nb)
Reassigning to "projects".
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