bash, javac and that pesky slash.
Mon Jan 24 12:40:00 GMT 2000
java contains a File object which contains two static fields, one for path
separator and one for a directory separator. on windows, they end up being
; and \. . .
perhaps this has something to do with the issue at hand? (probably not; the
classpath is set and used elsewhere) however, it would make sense for a
native application to be designed to work off the native settings. cygwin's
settings aren't native to the windows environment :)
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Would you care for a drink? I mean, if it were, like,
disabled and you had to look after it?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andre Oliveira da Costa [ mailto:email@example.com ]
> Sent: Monday, January 24, 2000 2:53 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: RE: bash, javac and that pesky slash.
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> > [ mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of
> David Robinow
> > Sent: Monday, January 24, 2000 5:03 PM
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> > Subject: RE: bash, javac and that pesky slash.
> > The "Therefore," above is incorrect. There are
> > plenty of non-cygwin apps that recognize '/' as a path
> > seperator.
> True. That was a (too) strong assumption. Thanks for pointing
> that out.
> > > CLASSPATH environment variable
> > > must use M$-path-style also, because it is meant to
> > > be interpreted by jdk tools.
> > Could be, I know nothing at all about java/jdk.
> Believe me, it is: I recently installed jdk-1.2.2 on my NT4
> machine, and
> Java tools refused to work from my bash prompt because I had CLASSPATH
> defined on my .bashrc with UNIX-like pathnames separated by
> ":". When I
> changed it to M$-style paths and ";" among pathnames, it all worked.
> AndrÃÂ© Oliveira da Costa
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