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From Bert Van Kets <>
Subject Re: solved the build using path with spaces
Date Sat, 16 Nov 2002 15:10:20 GMT
At 10:02 16/11/2002 +0100, you wrote:
>Steven Noels wrote:
>>When running under cygwin however, 'forrest seed' in a new directory 
>>stevenn@ELISABETH ~/test
>>$ forrest
>>Apache Forrest.  Run 'forrest -projecthelp' to list options
>>Buildfile: \c\Program 
>>Files\apache-forrest-0.2-bin\bin\..\ does not exist!
>>Build failed
>>I'm upgrading my cygwin version right now and report back. But to me, it 
>>seems we can safely release on the 'common' platforms - cygwin not being 
>>one of them.
>Oh well, it does work if you do 'forrest.bat seed' in a new directory.

I did not touch the shell scripts.  Is there still a problem with 
those?  AFAIK there isn't.
cygwin is not true *NIX, so I'm not surprised you have to add the .bat 
extension.  My cygwin even uses the DOS JDK.  I don't have a JDK installed 
in cygwin.

>So when using forrest under cygwin, you have to use the .bat version. Yet 
>another tick on my list of reasons to hasten the switch to Linux as my main OS.
>Patched release notes accordingly.

IMHO this should be enough.


>Steven Noels                  
>Outerthought - Open Source, Java & XML Competence Support Center
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