installing jdk14 damages filesytem?

David Cuthbert dacut at
Thu Jan 13 15:54:53 PST 2005

Jonas Sundström wrote:
Imagine porting Unix software to non-Unix/somewhat-POSIX platforms. 
Only once every blue moon things actually build out of the box. 
Portability between unixes is a rather narrow objective considering the 
diversity of the other platforms.
I've been toying with Interix lately; I've been pleasantly surprised by 
how well various tools build.  I was not expecting that at all.

Though I really dislike how Interix *insists* that $HOME is 
/dev/fs/C/Documents\ and\ Settings/dacut -- those spaces break a lot of 

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