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From Peter Donald <>
Subject Re: Working Directory Woes ... or Not ?
Date Wed, 05 Jul 2000 16:20:45 GMT
At 12:34  5/7/00 +0200, you wrote:
>Hi Peter,
>maybe I didn't understand what you've tried. The appended little
>program sets user.dir to whatever you provide on the command line, and
>invokes pwd after that. The result on my linux box with Blackdown's
>JDK 1.2.2RC4:
>bodewig@sbodewig ~ >pwd 
>bodewig@sbodewig ~ >java Cd /tmp

No but what I was trying to say is that it seems that you can change
working directory in the process. ie so that -- new File("blah.txt") -- can
refer to different things depedning on what the working directory is at the
time you access file. 


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