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From "Craig R. McClanahan" <craig...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Quick suggestion before the new beta tag
Date Fri, 10 Aug 2001 04:47:03 GMT


On Thu, 9 Aug 2001, Christopher Cain wrote:

> Quoting "Craig R. McClanahan" <craigmcc@apache.org>:
> 
> [snip]
> 
> > I've got the usual config.sys entry to increase environment variable
> > space:
> > 
> >   shell=c:\command.com c:\ /e:4096 /p
> 
> BINGO! That was it. My config.sys didn't have anything in it at all. Adding 
> that line fixed it. Man ... there's an hour of my life I'll never get back.
> 

Sheesh ... the only thing that catalina.bat puts on your CLASSPATH is
%CATALINA_HOME%\bootstrap.jar and %JAVA_HOME%\lib\tools.jar -- if Win98
can't even do that without a custom configuration setting, that's pretty
lame.

> > Grumble grumble ... Win98 is also the reason for tonight's release in
> > the first place .. the stupid OS interprets "/....../" type paths as the
> > same as an equivalent number of "/../../.." entries (one level per extra
> > dot beyond the first two).
> 
> Holy ... are you serious?!? LOL! That's genius!
> 
> Personally, I'm gonna test this connector and then exit this Mickey Mouse OS 
> poste haste. I *really* feel for you guys who have to actually support a 
> complex app on this abomination. It should be tried at the Hague for crimes 
> against humanity.
> 

Yah, there's definitely times I wish that Java wasn't *quite* so
write-once-run-anywhere ... :-).

> Thanks to both you guys for the assist!
> 



> - Christopher
> 

Craig



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