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Subject [issues] Updated: (FOR-113) [PATCH] Use on Windows 98
Date Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 GMT
The following issue has been updated:

    Updater: Juan Jose Pablos (
       Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2004 11:28 PM
[Fix For] set to [0.6]
[Summary] changed from [Use on Windows 98] to [[PATCH] Use on Windows 98]

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        Key: FOR-113
    Summary: [PATCH] Use on Windows 98
       Type: Bug

     Status: Assigned
   Priority: Major

    Project: Forrest
  Component: shbat distribution - Forrest CLI
    Fix For: 0.6

   Assignee: Dave Brondsema
   Reporter: Pierrick Brihaye

    Created: Mon, 9 Feb 2004 11:25 PM
    Updated: Mon, 26 Apr 2004 11:28 PM
Environment: Windows 98 / JDK 1.4.1

There are a lot of NT specifics in Forrest batch files (@setlocal, %~dp0...) that prevent
them to be run on Windows 98.

It would be nice to have this compatibility :-)

The most difficult part may be to emulate the setpwdvar.bat for NT. Here is a code snippet
that does the trick :

@echo off
echo @prompt set PWD=$p$_ > _temp_A.bat
%comspec% /e:2048 /c _temp_A.bat > _temp_B.bat
call _temp_B.bat
del _temp_?.bat

Hope this helps.



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