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From Jason Dillon <ja...@boldfish.com>
Subject Re: JavaHome vs. JAVA_HOME
Date Mon, 16 Oct 2000 21:45:52 GMT
I have never, ever heard that SUN was using JavaHome for an environment
variable.  The common convention is use use all uppercase for environment
variables... perhaps if you are using windows, it doesn't care about case,
but with respect to UN*X it does.

--jason


On Mon, 16 Oct 2000, Daniel Rosner wrote:

> I just finished making all my batch files look for JavaHome when I saw this
> message come out of the new version about the JAVA_HOME environment
> variable:
> 
> Warning: JAVA_HOME environment variable is not set.
> ....
> 
> Why use this? I thought that the Java SDK uses a JavaHome variable- should I
> switch my files to use JAVA_HOME instead? Thoughts/Comments appreciated.
> 
> Thanks,
> -Dan
> 


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