Standalone YouTrack on portable device (USB drive)?

Hi all,

I'm looking far and wide for an issue tracking tool that I can carry around with me on my usb drive (next to my git repositories). I've stumbled upon YouTrack (and specifically it's standalone version), and have installed it on my pc for evaluation. I have to say it's a promising looking tool!! Especially the keyboard centered control is a major benefit.

However, I haven't managed to get it hosted on my USB stick. It seems that the jar file will create a backend on my pc (in my users folder) that contains all the data, no matter where I run the jar from.

So, does anybody know of a way to get the backend running on my usb drive too, so that I can carry it around with me and work on different machines? Maybe it's a flag for java.exe or something? Unfortunately, I'm a Java laymen, so any help here is greatly appreciated!

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Hi Wim,

In the command line, you can specify database location with the parameter

-Ddatabase.location=. Anyway, java runtime

should be available on each computer you are running youtrack on.

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Best regards,

Vyacheslav Lukianov

Software Developer

JetBrains, Inc.

http://www.jetbrains.com

"Develop with pleasure!"

Hi all,

I'm looking far and wide for an issue tracking tool that I can carry

around with me on my usb drive (next to my git repositories). I've

stumbled upon YouTrack (and specifically it's standalone version), and

have installed it on my pc for evaluation. I have to say it's a

promising looking tool!! Especially the keyboard centered control is a

major benefit.

However, I haven't managed to get it hosted on my USB stick. It seems

that the jar file will create a backend on my pc (in my users folder)

that contains all the data, no matter where I run the jar from.

So, does anybody know of a way to get the backend running on my usb

drive too, so that I can carry it around with me and work on different

machines? Maybe it's a flag for java.exe or something? Unfortunately,

I'm a Java laymen, so any help here is greatly appreciated!

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http://devnet.jetbrains.net/message/5311658#5311658

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Thank you for the quick reply. I got it working.

I have another question now, if I may? Is it possible to

1. keep the jar unpacked between sessions and run the previously unpacked code (to speed up the bootstrap)?

2. and direct the unpacking to a specific location (i.e. my usb drive), like we did with the database?

Thanks for your help!

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Wim,

Did you try YouTrack Hosted (http://www.jetbrains.com/youtrack/hosted)? Does

it meet your needs?

--

Best regards,

Vyacheslav Lukianov

Software Developer

JetBrains, Inc.

http://www.jetbrains.com

"Develop with pleasure!"

Thank you for the quick reply. I got it working.

I have another question now, if I may? Is it possible to

1. keep the jar unpacked between sessions and run the previously

unpacked code (to speed up the bootstrap)?

2. and direct the unpacking to a specific location (i.e. my usb

drive), like we did with the database?

Thanks for your help!

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Original message URL:

http://devnet.jetbrains.net/message/5311773#5311773

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Unfortunately, no, because I don't always have internet access when I work on my projects.

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Anyway I can see no problem to have YouTrack on a portable device as you can setup DB location for YouTrack and JRE itself is portable.

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Oh, I am looking for this feature too.
Did you already found the way ?
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