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From Jason Dillon <>
Subject Re: windows build hell
Date Fri, 01 Sep 2006 15:50:34 GMT
I would just tell windows users to use c:\g or map a directory to g:\  
and be done with it.

No need to automate a check or anything fancy for the ugly OS.


On Sep 1, 2006, at 5:06 AM, Jacek Laskowski wrote:

> On 8/30/06, anita kulshreshtha <> wrote:
>>   In the mean time could we warn our users that if they are using
>> windows, they should use a short root path. If everyone agrees, I  
>> would
>> like to edit the M2build page on cwiki.
> CWiki is too far from people dev environments especially while they're
> building Geronimo offline  (provided M2 is happy with all Geronimo
> deps). Since the Windows pathlength problem breaks the build, we
> should stop the build right away not warning people (as they likely
> disregard it or don't notice it at all). I'd go along the path Jason's
> laid out when the build checks out whether the jvm version is < 1.5.
> Jacek
> -- 
> Jacek Laskowski

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