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From Conor MacNeill <co...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Windows 98 does support long filenames in the batch for statement
Date Mon, 25 Apr 2005 10:56:40 GMT


Jack Daniel Kelly wrote:
> When developing a batch script on an unrelated project, I ran into the
> same problem as the one mentioned in the Ant manual:
> 
> Windows 95, Windows 98 & Windows ME Note:
>   	On these systems, the script used to launch Ant will have problems if
> ANT_HOME is a long filename (i.e. a filename which is not of the format
> known as "8.3"). This is due to limitations in the OS's handling of the
> "for" batch-file statement. It is recommended, therefore, that Ant be
> installed in a short, 8.3 path, such as C:\Ant.
> 
> If you add the line
> 
> lfnfor on
> 

IIRC, adding this causes other batch file problems.

Conor

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