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From kmars...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r647978 - /db/derby/code/trunk/BUILDING.txt
Date Mon, 14 Apr 2008 20:04:21 GMT
Author: kmarsden
Date: Mon Apr 14 13:04:17 2008
New Revision: 647978

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=647978&view=rev
Log:
DERBY-3615  Making the instructions more clear in documentation(BUILDING.txt) regarding setting
JRE lib path for a Windows system

Contributed by Udai Gupta (mailtoud at gmail dot com)

Modified:
    db/derby/code/trunk/BUILDING.txt

Modified: db/derby/code/trunk/BUILDING.txt
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/db/derby/code/trunk/BUILDING.txt?rev=647978&r1=647977&r2=647978&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- db/derby/code/trunk/BUILDING.txt (original)
+++ db/derby/code/trunk/BUILDING.txt Mon Apr 14 13:04:17 2008
@@ -347,19 +347,21 @@
     not your Cygwin home directory.
 
     NOTE TO WINDOWS USERS: *use forward slashes* ("/") in your
-    path specifications.  Backward-slashes ("\") confuse Ant.
-    Check your path specifications for correct use of slashes in 
-    ant.properties if you get errors during the build saying java.lang 
-    can not be found.
+    path specifications.  Backward-slashes ("\") confuse Ant because it 
+    behaves as escape character for it. Check your path specifications 
+    for correct use of slashes in ant.properties if you get errors during 
+    the build saying java.lang can not be found.
 
     For example, you should have:
 
-      j14lib=c:/jdk1.4.2/jre/lib
+      j14lib=C:/jdk1.4.2/jre/lib
+         or 
+      j14lib=C:\\jdk1.4.2\\jre\\lib (Double Slashes)   
 
     NOT
  
-      j14lib=c:\jdk1.4.2\jre\lib
-
+      j14lib=C:\jdk1.4.2\jre\lib
+       
    
     - j14lib
 



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