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From Conor MacNeill <>
Subject Re: Need help running Ant under cygwin on Win2k
Date Tue, 18 Jun 2002 06:27:00 GMT
Chris Bailey wrote:
> Ok, the cygwin.home.user works.  But, the slashes seem to be the opposite
> behavior.  For example, I set a property for a Perl script we run, as this:
>   <property name="bin"           location="bin"/>
>   <property name="wmdl.compiler" location="${bin}/"/>
> Then I exec ${wmdl.compiler}, but what I see Ant 1.5Beta2 spit out is:
> C:\cygwin\home\crb\wego\build.xml:265: Execute failed:
> Crea
> teProcess: C:\cygwin\home\crb\wego\bin\ error=193
> So, Cygwin/Ant is using backslashes.  It's also sticking the C: in there.
> It's as if it's behaving as a real Windows app.  Do I not have something
> configured correctly?

The JDK *is* a real windows App and therefore Ant under that JDK, 
regardless of whether you started it with cmd.exe or cygwin, thinks it 
is running on Windows - which it is :-)

IOW, JDK is not linked against Cygwin.


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