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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: Changing Working Directory to get tests to work
Date Tue, 06 Aug 2002 06:56:45 GMT
On Mon, 5 Aug 2002, <> wrote:

> I can't seem to change this, so I would like to know how to have
> java change its working directory during runtime.

In most VMs you can't (rumors are that Apple's VM can do so by
changing the system property user.dir).

> I can then write a wrapper to the junit runner that fixes the
> problem.

Don't use the junit runner of VAJ but run your tests using Ant's
run-tests target.

> Does anyone know how a java program can change its working
> directory?

You really cannot do that without forking a new VM (this is what Ant
does for <java>'s dir attribute).


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