How to run javac

Tue Nov 21 08:31:00 GMT 2000

----- Original Message -----
From: "Chris Abbey" <>
To: <>
Sent: Sunday, November 19, 2000 6:27 AM
Subject: Re: How to run javac

> Larry, nailed problem #1, javac is itself a java program, and java doesn't
> grok cygwin paths (unfortunately) so you need to either pass it a dos path
> it will understand, or a basic unix path it will understand. I'll
> you from attempting the second, as it would go against the generally
> rule of not putting cygwin' root directory in your dos root ( i.e. / ==
c:\ ).
> This leaves the best option as passing java a path it will understand. Try
> this:
> javac -d . `cygpath -w /cygdrive/c/abc/`

but it doesn't work when *.java

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