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From Nicola Ken Barozzi <nicola...@apache.org>
Subject Re: solved the build using path with spaces
Date Sat, 16 Nov 2002 15:34:20 GMT


Bert Van Kets wrote:
> At 16:05 16/11/2002 +1100, you wrote:
> 
>> On Fri, Nov 15, 2002 at 11:30:16PM +0100, Bert Van Kets wrote:
>> > I committed the batch files to solve the path problem.
>>
>> Many thanks... evidently there is a secret cult, keepers of Forbidden
>> Knowledge of batch scripting too terrible for most mortals.  Even the
>> Google oracle hardly knew about the 'NTSwitch' trick..
> 
> 
> Starting with a PC XT without a hard drive, 1 floppy of 350KB, 256KB of 
> RAM and DOS 2.0 made it necessary to learn the hidden layers of DOS 
> commands.  Windows didn't even exist yet.
> I must admit I had to look up some stuff, but I have done it all before.
> 
> Man I feel old all of a sudden.

I started with an XT with a 20Mb harddisk, so I feel *much* younger ;-)

My first day with the comuter I did del *.* , so the next months I 
learned to use the Norton utilities and to fix the FAT by hand...

... and who didn't ever try to do some 3D geometry stuff ;-)

-- 
Nicola Ken Barozzi                   nicolaken@apache.org
             - verba volant, scripta manent -
    (discussions get forgotten, just code remains)
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