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From David Van Couvering <David.Vancouver...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: [doc] Tiny change to BUILDING.txt - example value of 'j13lib'
Date Thu, 11 Aug 2005 21:40:44 GMT
Hi, Kristian.  I checked in the simple change, revision 231524.  I'm 
assuming JIRA items are really not required even for little fixes to 
BUILDING.txt like this...

Thanks,

David

Kristian Waagan wrote:

> Hello,
>
> Today I was setting up the environment to be able to build Derby on a
> new machine. I quickly browsed through the BUILDING.txt file, and by
> mistake I set both 'j13lib' and 'j14lib' to 'JDK1?_HOME/lib' instead of
> 'JDK1?_HOME/jre/lib'. After a short moment of temporary confusion, I
> realized why I did the mistake. In the section that describes what kind
> of slashes to use in path names on Windows, the example value for
> 'j13lib' is 'c:/jdk1.3.1_15/lib'. This section comes in front of the
> sections that actually describe what the values should be.
>
> Although this is a tiny, tiny "improvement", I suggest setting the
> example value to 'c:/jdk1.3.1_15/jre/lib' to avoid unnecessary errors
> caused by not reading the documentation carefully ;) The updated section
> is included below for completeness.
>
> If I need to take further actions to get this change done (JIRA -> patch
> -> review -> commit), let me know!
>
>
>
> -- 
> Kristian
>
> >>> From BUILDING.txt, changed lines marked with '>':
>   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.
>
>    For example, you should have:
>
> >     j13lib=c:/jdk1.3.1_15/jre/lib
>
>    NOT
>
> >     j13lib=c:\jdk1.3.1_15\jre\lib
>
>
>
>

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