ISO: recommendations while setting up a new cygwin environment.

Eliot Moss
Wed Aug 3 21:37:00 GMT 2011

On 8/3/2011 4:05 PM, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
> On Wed, 2011-08-03 at 09:58 -0400, Larry W. Virden wrote:

> Cygwin Ports provides a Java environment based on JamVM and GNU
> Classpath, which includes Ant, ECJ, OpenJDK langtools (apt, javac,
> javah, javadoc, javap), Java-GNOME programs, fop, and several dozen
> libraries.  It's not quite a Su^WOracle JRE but its enough for my needs.

Yes; but to use Oracle (or other Windows-based) JVMs mostly
requires setting PATH and CLASSPATH properly. Most particularly,
CLASSPATH needs to be in Windows format (';' separator, not ':',
and \ in file/directory paths, not /). This mostly requires
understanding of appropriate quoting and use of cygpath ...

Eliot Moss

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