Installation log file location

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By default, the log file is saved on the Windows TMP directory (such as C:\Documents And Files\user\Local Settings\Temp) and on the /tmp/ directory on UNIX based operating systems such as Linux and OS X.

It is possible to set an alternate location for the default installation log file using the installationLogFile project property, as shown in the below example:

  <installationLogFile>${installdir}/install.log</installationLogFile>

In case you do not want to create an installation log file at all, the following project property can be used to achieve that:

  <removeLogFile>1</removeLogFile>

It also possible to retrieve the location of the installation log file at runtime using the variable ${installer_installation_log}.

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