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From Ferdinand Soethe <>
Subject Re[2]: Why set FORREST_HOME?
Date Thu, 11 Nov 2004 09:48:25 GMT

Dave Brondsema wrote:

DB> Currently the forrestbot (and potentially other programs) uses forrest,
DB> and so it needs to know where it lives.  It does this with %FORREST_HOME%.

It looks like forrestbot is started with

   forrest -f mybuildfile.xml

Doesn't that mean that FORREST_HOME would be automatically set first
thing in the forrest batch file and - since forrestbot is a child
process - inherit those settings from the parent environment?

Ferdinand Soethe

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