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From Dave Brondsema <>
Subject Re: beginner problem installing forrest on windows
Date Wed, 08 Sep 2004 00:56:40 GMT
> Hi,
> I am not a programer and I try to install forrest, but it does not work,
> if someone could help it would be very appreciated!
> When I try to build forrest from the source (in Windows), I type
> C:\forrest\build.bat
> I get the message :
> 'Using classpath: ""'
> and something like 'the path can not be found'
> I think I set the environment variable JAVA_HOME correctly 
> By the way is it JDK or JRE that we need to run cocoon?
> If I double click on build.bat in my forrest source folder it doesn't
> built forrest either.
> When I try with the binary version I get the following error message
> when I type 'forrest or 'forrest seed':
>>Buildfile: C:\forrest\
>>Basedir C:\forrst\ant\lib\" -Dproject.home C:" does
>>not exist
>>Total time: 0 seconds
> Sorry to bother you, but I don't know what I have misunderstood or
> whatever. A little help would be apprecitaed 
> Thank you
> Thomas

Are you using 0.5.1 or the 0.6-dev from SVN?

Have you followed
and ?

On the commandline, what do you get when you type each of these:
echo %JAVA_HOME%
echo %PATH%

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