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Re: "Unable to access jarfile" when using full path of JAR
On Sat, 5 Jan 2008, Dave wrote:
> Dan Garrette wrote:
> > I'm having a problem running JAR files in cygwin.
> > If I attempt to call a JAR file using its relative path, then it works
> > fine:
> > But, if I attempt to call a JAR file using its full path, the file no
> > longer seems visible:
> > $ pwd
> > /usr/local/bin
> > $ java -jar /usr/local/bin/malt-1.0.1/malt.jar
> > Unable to access jarfile /usr/local/bin/malt-1.0.1/malt.jar
> The java executable is not cygwin aware, so in both DOS and cygwin
> environments you need to use windows paths. You can use cygpath to do
> the translation if necessary.
> $ java -jar `cygpath -m /usr/local/bin/malt-1.0.1/malt.jar`
Or use the Java wrapper scripts from
> > It works just fine in DOS:
> > D:\>java -jar c:\cygwin\usr\local\bin\malt-1.0.1\malt.jar
> > <correct output>
> As expected.
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