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From Pietro Paolini <Pietro.Paol...@alfasystems.com>
Subject RE: [DKIM:FAIL] Re: [E] Javac: Command-Line Argument Files
Date Mon, 06 Aug 2018 07:29:30 GMT
Thanks for your answer.

I'd like to fix this problem once for all - mapping and using push would just buy me some
time I reckon.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jose M Urena [mailto:jose.urena@verizon.com]
> Sent: 03 August 2018 14:02
> To: Ant Users List
> Subject: [DKIM:FAIL] Re: [E] Javac: Command-Line Argument Files
> 
> the following suggestion I have learned for working with Jenkins jobs which
> can have very long paths for the workspace
> 
> 1. if you have permission on your computer/server to create windows shares
> and to run from shared drive,
> then you could save most of the characters to the left of your path by
> using PUSHD
> 
> if your current dir is c:\users\yourname\documents\ which is  28 characters
> then pushd will reduce it to 3, saving you 25 characters
> 
> net share TEMPSHORTPATH=%CD% /grant:%USERNAME%,FULL
> pushd \\%COMPUTERNAME%.%USERDNSDOMAIN%\TEMPSHORTPATH
> ::  call your ant script
> 
> ant
> 
> :: leave the temp drive, remove it from windows shares
> popd
> net share /delete TEMPSHORTPATH
> :: confirm share was cleaned
> net use
> net share
> 
> 2. if the issue is with commands under your c:\program files,  like
> c:\program files\oracle\jdk180\bin\javac
> you can try using MKLINK to remove spaces and shorten the path
>  mkdir c:\dev
>  cd c:\dev
>  mklink /j jdk "c:\program files\oracle\jdk180"
> 
> now you can use c:\dev\jdk\bin\javac which is shorter than  c:\program
> files\oracle\jdk180\bin\javac
> 
> 3. if you can not use PUSHD, mklink can be used to shorten paths but it is
> not as short as pushd
> mkdir c:\dev
> cd c:\dev
> mklink /j doc "c:\users\yourname\documents\"
> 
> 
> 
> On Fri, Aug 3, 2018 at 6:25 AM Pietro Paolini <
> Pietro.Paolini@alfasystems.com> wrote:
> 
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I am a bit struggling with an build.xml file <javac> task, I haven't got
> > too much experience with Ant but hopefully my question won't sound too
> > silly. On a window machine I reach the
> > Command line limit size and the compiler task fails as "the extension or
> > file name is too long".
> >
> > I am wondering if  it could be possible to get advantage of
> >
> >
> > https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-
> 3A__docs.oracle.com_javase_8_docs_technotes_tools_windows_javac.html-
> 23BHCJEIBB&d=DwIFAg&c=udBTRvFvXC5Dhqg7UHpJlPps3mZ3LRxpb6__0Pom
> BTQ&r=8XYgcdEXHJW1PQ9xb6NrZ5vlBTrHBT7lhTNH6uwwINQ&m=LOtmbKv9
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> jzVaYoMjXRGQtLVB4MbjUD6j_Krv55Gp0&e=
> >
> > Is there a quick win on that ? I couldn't find much on Google :-(
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Pietro
> >
> >
> > Pietro Paolini
> > Consultant
> >
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