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Re: Cygwin Java Make separator (slash) mapping
- To: "Tom Starr" <tomstarr at mindspring dot com>, <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Subject: Re: Cygwin Java Make separator (slash) mapping
- From: "Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc)" <lhall at rfk dot com>
- Date: Mon, 02 Apr 2001 19:35:27 -0400
At 07:08 PM 4/2/2001, Tom Starr wrote:
>In Cygwin 1.1.8-2 /bin/sh, compiles with Java 1.2.2 have problems resolving
>directories across disk drives and shares (for classpath, sourcepath or
>Similarly, GNU Make 3.79.1 Java compile child processes substitute
>backslashes and get Can't read: errors on files make successfully found and
>passed to them.
>This happens even after make successfully uses "cygpath" to correctly echo
>/cygdrive/j/ using the make rule:
> VPATH = shell cygpath -u /cygdrive/j
>It happens using Cygwin C:/ and /cygdrive/c/ and /c/ after mkdir /c ; mount
>This happens both with Cygwin MAKE_MODE set to unix or win32.
>In most but not all of the test cases, the drives have been full control
>This cygwin link has some good information:
>http://cygwin.com/faq/faq.html#SEC42 and more:
>http://www.cygwin.com/cygwin-ug-net/using.html#USING-PATHNAMES, but not
>There must be information on this (I should post to a Java list), even if
>there is no helping it, so Thanks in advance!!!
Why are you trying to use /bin/sh as your shell with Java? Unless you've
somehow built a Cygwin version (did you?), it won't understand Cygwin mounts
paths.Try not setting your shell to /bin/sh and using MAKE_MODE win32. Don't
use cygpath either (I think you used it wrong in the example above since I'm
guessing you wanted a Windows path?).
Larry Hall firstname.lastname@example.org
RFK Partners, Inc. http://www.rfk.com
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