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From "Conor MacNeill" <>
Subject RE: DDCreator Tasks Seems Broken
Date Sat, 05 Aug 2000 06:25:15 GMT

I think it something to do with the way \ characters are treated. I'll look
into it.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Paul Hodgetts []
> Sent: Saturday, 5 August 2000 11:29
> To:
> Subject: DDCreator Tasks Seems Broken
> After downloading last night's build (8/4 ~2 AM), it seems like
> the DDCreator task has broken.
> I'm running on WinNT 4.0.
> When the argument list reaches DDCreatorHelper (at line 99 in the
> constructor), the backslashes have been stripped from the
> directories that specify the source and destination (the first two
> arguments).  In DDCreator (line 115), before passing them to
> DDCreatorHelper, they have the backslashes.
> I think the culprit is somewhere in the ddCreatorTask.setArgs(args)
> call.  Possibly down in CommandLine, in the nested class Argument,
> in the setLine() method, where it calls translateCommandLine().
> It looks like translateCommandLine() is stripping out the
> backslashes, but honestly I'm lost at this point and can't tell
> for sure what's up or why.  But I don't see any diffs in
> translateCommandLine() between the previous build I was running
> and the new build, so maybe something somewhere up the ladder is
> calling it when it shouldn't or something.
> Can anyone who knows the code better please take a look?  I'll be
> happy to run any tests or help debug wherever I can, although I
> won't be able to help much over the weekend, but I can Monday.
> Thanks,
> Paul

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