[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: CLASSPATH separator in

From: Nic Ferrier
Subject: Re: CLASSPATH separator in
Date: 01 Oct 2003 16:45:24 +0100

David Neary <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi,
> I'm not quite sure whose job this is (automake or autoconf - I suspect the
> latter), so I'm sending this to both lists. Hope this doesn't upset anyone
> :)
> I have a java project which, among other things, recuperates the CLASSPATH
> environment variable, and adds some stuff to it in the Makefile. I have a
> target which looks like this...
> gnu/%.class: @srcdir@/src/gnu/
>         @JAVAC@ @JAVACFLAGS@ \
>                 -d . \
>                 -classpath "${CLASSPATH}:@srcdir@/src:." \
>                 @srcdir@/src/gnu/xml/libxmlj/transform/*.java
> This is fine on Unix, but obviously doesn't go down well on Win32. Modifying
> the :s to ;s explicitly in the gets it through the Windows
> build, which is fine. But is there a way to have an AC_SEPARATOR defined
> which "converts" stuff like this to the correct format for the target
> platform at the configure stage? It would be nice not to have to manually
> edit makefiles and configure scripts in Win32.

I think the author simply has to use a variable to
specify the separator.

The variable can easily be OS dependant. The fact that it doesn't do
it in this project is an ommission.

Nic Ferrier

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]