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RE: bash, javac and that pesky slash.
- To: <cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com>
- Subject: RE: bash, javac and that pesky slash.
- From: "Andre Oliveira da Costa" <costa at cade dot com dot br>
- Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2000 17:53:26 -0200
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of David Robinow
> Sent: Monday, January 24, 2000 5:03 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> 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
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.
André Oliveira da Costa
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