# [Solved]: .metadata\.log error in eclipse

1) You have to delete the folder `metadata` in your workspace.

2) Start Eclipse as usual – the folder `metadata` is newly creating by starting Eclipse

Stack Trace:

`\$ cd /Users/admin/eclipse-workspace/\$ lsApacheLucene TestApp db topicmodel\$ ls -a.DS_Store .recommenders TestApp topicmodel.metadata ApacheLucene db\$ rm ./.metadatarm: ./.metadata: is a directory\$ rm -r ./.metadata\$ ls -a.DS_Store ApacheLucene db.recommenders TestApp topicmodel`