I think that's a good idea. I've locally removed the fop.bat and just
called "fop". Worked fine on XP despite the ".cmd" extension. Less
redundancy, improved usability. +1

On 04.11.2010 11:25:10 Vincent Hennebert wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> We've been bitten several times in the past already by the fact that
> fop.bat doesn’t automatically pick jars in the lib directory. Even users
> stumble upon that kind of issue.
> 
> My question is: is it safe to remove it? Would one of the other two
> scripts be a sane default on nowadays Windows platforms?
> 
> Thanks,
> Vincent
> 
> 
> On 02/11/10 11:12, Simon Pepping wrote:
> > On Mon, Nov 01, 2010 at 09:31:23PM +0100, J.Pietschmann wrote:
> >> On 01.11.2010 13:20, Peter Hancock wrote:
> >>> I am not a windows user and so there may be an environmental reason
> >>> you are not have success but I do not think that is likely.
> >>
> >> The fop.bat for windows isn't nearly as intelligent as the fop
> >> shell script used on Linux/Unix. In particular, on windows each
> >> jar which has to be included into the classpath gets an explicit
> >> line in the fop.bat, while the shell script automatically includes
> >> every jar it finds in the lib subdirectory. The fop.cmd command
> >> file should also automatically includes every jar in the lib subdir,
> >> but usually the fop.bat command takes precedence.
> > 
> > I created fop.js for the same purpose. It should also include all jar
> > files in the lib subdirectory automatically. Since I do not use MS
> > Windows myself, I did not use or test it recently.
> > 
> > Simon
> > 
> >> So in order to so in order to get FOP with JEuclid working on Windows
> >> with the fop.bat command, the fop.bat file has to be modified to
> >> add the JEuclid jars to LOCALCLASSPATH (this should'nt be too hard).
> >> Or just call fop.cmd explicitely:
> >>  fop.cmd mathml.fo mathml.pdf
> > 
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