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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-6898714

New Destination Folder dialog: allows non-writeable directories to be selected for INSTALLDIR

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: P4
    • Resolution: Won't Fix
    • Affects Version/s: 5.0u20-rev, 6u10, 6u16
    • Fix Version/s: 8u40
    • Component/s: install
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    • CPU:
      generic, x86
    • OS:
      windows, windows_xp

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        Description

        On a system without a 6u10+ JRE installed,
        Install the 6u18 b05 or later online JRE install,
        Click the "Change Destination Folder" checkbox and "Install >"
        On the Destination Folder dialog click Change
        Select a directory such as as a network path that is not writeable by the JRE install.

        Expected: The user gets a warning before leaving the Change Destination Folder dialog
        Actual: the non-writeable directory gets passed to the MSI

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                Assignee:
                jqzuo Jennifer Zuo (Inactive)
                Reporter:
                cgruszka Chris Gruszka (Inactive)
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