[izpack-users] Actual Names Of Operating Systems (according to Java)

Hal Vaughan hal at thresholddigital.com
Thu Jan 12 17:26:09 CET 2006

On Thursday 12 January 2006 11:10 am, Andy Gombos wrote:
> > The reason I'm being so stubborn about this is that some
> > things are different even in the same family.  For instance,
> > in Windows NT and 2000, the path to Windows is usually
> > C:\WINNT and in Windows XP (which, I've found is often seen
> > as Windows 2000 in early JVMs) the path is C:\WINDOWS.
> How far does the SYSTEMROOT environment variable go back?  There's a couple
> more that will let Windows do all the hard work telling you where the
> proper directories are.
> Andy

I don't know how far it goes back (it's not in the docs I'm using -- is it a 
Windows environment variable?), but I'm making use of 
$APPLICATIONS_DEFAULT_ROOT and that will be a big help.


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