[kepler-dev] Java 1.5 with Kepler

Rod Spears rods at ku.edu
Thu Jan 13 07:39:49 PST 2005

I don't think this is specific to 1.5, I think I ran into this with a 
1.4.2 install.


Dan Higgins wrote:

> Hi All,
>    I was just testing Kepler with the recent Java release 1.5.-_01. 
> Kepler seems to run fine, but I did run into some issues with the 
> $JAVA_HOME environment variable on a Windows machine.
>    The default install location for the Java 1.5 SDK has been moved to 
> the the 'Program Files\Java\' directory. This puts a 'space' into the 
> path. My first attempt resetting the JAVA_HOME variable was to set
> JAVA_HOME=C:\"Program Files"\Java\jdk1.5.0_01". This causes a problem 
> with ANT (which uses the JAVA_HOME variable. [Note that apparently the 
> Kepler build script sets JAVA_HOME but really never uses it.] However, 
> one can remove the quotes in the JAVA_HOME value and everything works 
> fine! So it looks like you should NOT add quotes when spaces occur in 
> environment variables on Windows XP
> Dan

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