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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: cvs commit: jakarta-ant/src/script ant antRun
Date Fri, 09 Aug 2002 07:55:31 GMT
On Fri, 09 Aug 2002, Patrick Luby <> wrote:

>> Has this been tested under Cygwin?
> Not Cygwin. But I have tried Solaris, Linux, and Mac OS X.

Well, this is where I could test it as well (plus FreeBSD), but I'm
always suprosed to see how many people prefer to run ant in Cygwin
over ant.bat.

And lots of things in the ant script are due to Cygwin problems.

> We have been using "exec" in the Tomcat 4.x scripts for quite some
> time now without ill effect.

Good to know.

> I will post a patch in a few minutes that reverts the JIKESPATH
> always == "" problem.

Thanks.  I'm currently patching the script to contain a modified
version of the one in
<>, maybe you
better wait a few minutes (or I'll have to merge, no problem).

> Note, however, that Mac OS X will not have JIKESPATH set like in the
> old script.

No idea, I'm not using jikes on MacOS, but I'm sure Jon Stevens would
catch it (most "if $darwin" stuff is his).

BTW, if you remove the "extraneous cd", the cd "$savedir" is obsolete
as well, no?


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