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From John Embretsen <John.Embret...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: PATH (newbie) problems...
Date Wed, 05 Apr 2006 12:06:08 GMT
Anders Morken wrote:

> No, a change in the environment of a process does not affect the
> environment of it's parent process. So, if you run
> startNetworkServer.ksh as a regular script (which will execute in a
> separate process), it will not affect the CLASSPATH of your shell
> environment. 
> 
> However, on Windows with cmd and .BAT files you'll see the effect you
> describe. =)

You are right, thank you for correcting me!
Also, if you source these scripts, which I have a tendency to do
(e.g. $ . ./startNetworkServer.ksh) you will also see this effect.


-- 
John




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