Author jaraco
Recipients jaraco, otmarhumbel, took
Date 2010-01-08.23:14:41
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This problem still exists with Jython 2.5.1.

To reproduce, install jython, then install Quicktime (or iTunes), then try to launch jython. Output is:

\QuickTime\QTSystem\ was unexpected at this time.

This is apparently due to QuickTime adding its java lib to the global classpath:

CLASSPATH=.;C:\Program Files (x86)\QuickTime\QTSystem\

Who would have thought that buying an iPhone required breaking Jython in Windows?

I'm not sure it's possible to create a batch file that properly handles paths with spaces and quotes in them. I've seen the Apache Tomcat project struggle with this since time=0.

Perhaps a jython.exe bootstrapping executable would do the trick.

Please report back here if there is any proposed solution to this problem. I'm happy to contribute to help get this resolved.
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