bash, javac and that pesky slash.

Jeff Sturm
Tue Jan 25 09:20:00 GMT 2000

Eric Feliu wrote:
> I use java and cygwin all the time, the thing you need to remember is that java for the
> windows environment was not written to use unix command line syntax. Your compile line
> should be :
>           bash-2.02% javac -d "d:\destdir\classes"

An alternative is to write a "javac" shell script that converts the
CLASSPATH and arguments for you, then invokes the "real" javac.

That's what I did, so I would not have to convert dozens of Makefiles. 
I can also use either javac.exe or Microsoft's jvc.exe for compiling
without changing a single line in my project.

Jeff Sturm

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