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From Dave Brondsema <>
Subject Re: handy trick for using branches
Date Wed, 08 Dec 2004 21:22:51 GMT
Quoting Nicola Ken Barozzi <>:

> Dave Brondsema wrote:
> ...
> > Since FORREST_HOME doesn't have to be set as an env. var (we need to update
> the
> > docs about this), all you have to do is put 'forrest' in your path. 
> That's cool. Do you think it's safe to just ask to set forrest in the 
> path? I mean, was FORREST_HOME used for a technical deficiency that has 
> been overcome or because of the need of it on some platforms?

I don't know why FORREST_HOME was used.  As some say:

>              - verba volant, scripta manent -
>     (discussions get forgotten, just code remains)

It seems to work fine without it in Linux and Windows XP.  A Solaris test would
be good to do too.

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