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From "Lance J. Andersen" <Lance.Ander...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: installation issue: problems caused by spaces in path pointed to by DERBY_HOME or DERBY_INSTALL
Date Thu, 24 Aug 2006 21:08:00 GMT
perhaps  it is an XP or Win95 issue?

Andrew McIntyre wrote:
> On 8/24/06, Rick Hillegas <Richard.Hillegas@sun.com> wrote:
>> The following line in setEmbeddedCP.bat raises errors if there are
>> spaces in the path identified by DERBY_HOME or DERBY_INSTALL:
>>
>> @FOR %%X in ("%DERBY_HOME%") DO SET DERBY_HOME=%%~sX
>>
>> Is this a known problem? I'm not a DOS expert and I don't know
>> understand what "%%~sX" means.
>
> That should convert the value of DERBY_HOME to it's DOS 8.3 short form
> to avoid further problems with the path containing spaces. This is
> working for me on Windows 2000. What version of Windows are you using,
> and what is the error you are getting?
>
> andrew

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