Cygwin and JVMs

Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc)
Mon Jan 29 19:46:00 GMT 2001

At 09:07 PM 1/29/2001, CyberZombie wrote:
>At 03:18 PM 1/29/2001 -0500, Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc) wrote:
>>At 02:54 PM 1/29/2001, Galen Boyer wrote:
>> >How does one deal with the classpath's and other environmental
>> >variables when porting scripts between windows and unix, using
>> >the cygwin tools of course.
>> >
>> >For context, we are using weblogic, ejb, java, toplink and verve.
>> >We right now have *.cmd files to compile and start the
>> >application.  Is there a way to *.sh files executing in the
>> >cygwin environment that can then be ported to the UNIX machine?
>> >We keep having to deal with the classpath separators and
>> >drive-letters right now and can't get one script for both
>> >platforms.
>>If you don't have source available to these components so that they can
>>be built under Cygwin (thereby eliminating the need to use DOS style paths),
>>you might find Cygwin's cygpath utility helpful.
>Try the following:
># Convert a Cygwin CLASSPATH when running on Unix
>if [ -z "$CYGWIN" ]; then CLASSPATH=`echo $CLASSPATH | sed -e 's/;/:/g' -e 's|\\|/|g'`; fi
># Convert a non-Cygwin CLASSPATH when running on Cygwin
>if [ -n "$CYGWIN" ]; then CLASSPATH=`echo $CLASSPATH | sed -e 's/:/;/g' -e 's|/|\\|g'`; fi
>Note that these don't take into account the DOS driveletter: paths...

cygpath does handle DOS driveletter: paths.  Choice your own poison.;-)

Larry Hall                    
RFK Partners, Inc.            
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