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Re: java Install

From: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 16 Jun 1999 16:31:15 +0200 (MET DST)
To: Christopher William Turner <cwturner@cycom.co.uk>
cc: Roland Mainz <Roland.Mainz@informatik.med.uni-giessen.de>, W3 Jigsaw Mailinglist <www-jigsaw@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.10.9906161625390.18810-100000@tarantula.inria.fr>
On Mon, 14 Jun 1999, Christopher William Turner wrote:

> or better still eliminate the Install program altogether. As far as I
> know this program just adds some absolute file pathnames to some
> properties. Far better to leave these relative to some virtual path
> specified by command line parameter such as INSTALLDIR, that way a
> jigsaw configuration could be moved or copied (e.g between a windows
> dev machine and a unix live machine).

Well, it is quite easy to move a server, move, then java Install and
you're all set :)
I can't remember why we decided to use an Install program, but there was a
reason. We have to find out if the reason is still valid or not.

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Received on Wednesday, 16 June 1999 10:35:01 GMT

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