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From "Jean T. Anderson" <...@bristowhill.com>
Subject Re: Issues with Forrest/Derby Web site (Was: Re: Proposal - Doc Process Improvements)
Date Wed, 18 Oct 2006 18:46:13 GMT
Laura Stewart wrote:
> A couple of followup questions.
> I should run "forrest seed" in another directory, but in the same
> path? or in an entirely new path?

I suggest that you create a new subdirectory, cd into that subdirectory,
then run 'forrest seed'. I tend to hang onto the seeded directory for a
while because it provides examples of how to do things in forrest.

> The env variables... are they user or system variables. I would like
> to set them permanently instead of having to run the batch file (which
> by the way worked great !).

It's your choice to set the variables in a batch file or update them
permanently in your Windows system.

I updated

and added a link to the forrest install instructions at

The forrest instructions show how to add environment variables in
Windows 2000 and XP.

I hope that helps,


> Laura
> On 10/17/06, Jean T. Anderson <jta@bristowhill.com> wrote:
>> Jean T. Anderson wrote:
>> ...
>> > At any rate, after setting up my environment this way, I was able to
>> run
>> > 'forrest -projecthelp', 'forrest seed', and 'forrest site' in the derby
>> > site directory.
>> I misspoke; don't run 'forrest seed' in the derby site directory. That
>> will generate a new site that overlays the derby web site -- not what
>> you'd want to do. :-)
>> It's ok to run both 'forrest -projecthelp' and 'forrest site' in the
>> derby site directory.
>>  -jean

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