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From James Pretorius <jamespretor...@yahoo.co.uk>
Subject Re: Installing Tomcat as a Windows Service - JvmOptions & semicolons
Date Thu, 07 Jul 2011 10:53:18 GMT

Wrap the semicolon in single quotes 

Example below 

--JvmOptions=-Dcatalina.home="%CATALINA_HOME%";-Dcatalina.base="%CATALINA_BASE%";-Djava.library.path="C:\example\dir1"';'"C:\example\dir2"


Peter Lombardo wrote:
> 
> I'm having a bit of trouble configuring the jvm options as I'm
> installing Tomcat as a Windows Service.
> 
> I need to set:
> java.library.path=C:\example\dir1;C:\example\dir2;C:\example\dir3
> 
> I pass this to the update service command (below) but the JvmOptions
> command line option is parsing the semicolons as separated JVM
> options.
> 
> "%EXECUTABLE%" //US//%SERVICE_NAME% ++JvmOptions
> "-Djava.library.path=C:\example\dir1;C:\example\dir2;C:\example\dir3"
> 
> The instructions state:
> --JvmOptions           List of options in the form of -D or -X that
> will be passed to the JVM. The options are separated using either # or
> ; characters.
> 
> If a JVM option has semicolons in it, how can I pass those as literals
> so that JvmOptions won't think it's a subsequent option?
> 
> Thanks ahead of time for any help/input.
> 
> 
> -- 
> Peter Lombardo
> pglombardo@gmail.com
> 
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