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From Matt Hurne <>
Subject Re: windows vs linux paths in properties
Date Tue, 27 Mar 2012 19:11:33 GMT
On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 2:52 PM, Matt Hurne <> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 2:27 PM, James Moore <> wrote:
>> On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 7:27 AM, Jasper Floor <> wrote:
>>> This fails terribly in windows because of the /
>>> The reason, obviously is that the / should be a \ in windows.\
>> That shouldn't be the problem; both \ and / are file separators in Windows
>> and always have been.  There are some Windows tools that use / as something
>> other than a file separator (like cmd), but that's a specific issue for
>> that specific tool.
> Jasper, can you be more specific about what behavior you see when
> using forward slashes (/)?  Like the others, I double-checked and can
> confirm that we are using forward slashes in <property> elements in
> our ivysettings.xml on Windows without issue.  Notice the difference
> though: you said you are having issues with the <properties> element,
> not the <property> element that we are using them in without issue.
> We are not currently using the <properties> element, but maybe I'll
> try it when I get a chance.

I did test out a <properties> element in my ivysettings.xml on Windows
(XP) with forward slashes as file separators and I did not see any

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