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  1. Minecraft: Java Edition
  2. MC-135907

Symlinked SAVE folder crashes the launcher

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Resolved
    • Resolution: Duplicate
    • Affects Version/s: Minecraft 1.13
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Labels:
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    • Environment:

      Operating System: Windows 10 (amd64) version 10.0

      Java Version: 1.8.0_51, Oracle Corporation

      Java VM Version: Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (mixed mode), Oracle Corporation

    • Confirmation Status:
      Unconfirmed

      Description

      Game launcher fails with the below crash report. Apparently it chokes on a symlinked SAVE folder. Removing the folder mitigates the problem but blocks sharing saved games ona  LAN of multiple clients.

       

      ---- Minecraft Crash Report -------- Minecraft Crash Report ----// There are four lights!
      Time: 2018.08.11. 16:45Description: Initializing game
      java.lang.RuntimeException: java.nio.file.FileAlreadyExistsException: C:\Users\pisti\AppData\Roaming\.minecraft\saves at cbp.<init>(SourceFile:38) at cbm.<init>(SourceFile:42) at cfi.am(SourceFile:463) at cfi.a(SourceFile:377) at net.minecraft.client.main.Main.main(SourceFile:144)Caused by: java.nio.file.FileAlreadyExistsException: C:\Users\pisti\AppData\Roaming\.minecraft\saves at sun.nio.fs.WindowsException.translateToIOException(WindowsException.java:81) at sun.nio.fs.WindowsException.rethrowAsIOException(WindowsException.java:97) at sun.nio.fs.WindowsException.rethrowAsIOException(WindowsException.java:102) at sun.nio.fs.WindowsFileSystemProvider.createDirectory(WindowsFileSystemProvider.java:504) at java.nio.file.Files.createDirectory(Files.java:674) at java.nio.file.Files.createAndCheckIsDirectory(Files.java:781) at java.nio.file.Files.createDirectories(Files.java:727) at cbp.<init>(SourceFile:36) ... 4 more
      

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                Reporter:
                kallist Istvan Kallai
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