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From "Steve Loughran" <>
Subject Re: <available> bug in 1.4.1?
Date Wed, 22 May 2002 23:18:31 GMT

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From: "Dominique Devienne" <>
To: "'Ant Users List'" <>
Sent: Wednesday, May 22, 2002 1:54 PM
Subject: RE: <available> bug in 1.4.1?

> OK, sure, I don't need to, but it works for the PATH (i.e. it is
> legal since programs are properly found), so shouldn't Ant take that into
> account rather than just dismiss the issue with a 'fix your path' message?
> Even though it is unnecessary and ugly, this *is* a valid DOS path... --DD
> PS: I don't even know how the quotes came about to be, probably the Exceed
> installer or something.

> As for PATHEXT, I've never used that beast, so it
> must come that way out of the box...

it goes that way after you install IE; you have vbscript installed and
PATHEXT says you dont need to type "virus.vbs" to run the script on the
command line, just "virus". Cleaning up PATHEXT, removing as much of
scripting (and then adding Perl instead) is standard system config process.

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