Re: [eclipse-clp-users] Finding the ECLiPSE startup directory

From: Paulo Moura <pmoura_at_...16...>
Date: Mon, 16 Mar 2009 15:32:45 +0000
On 2009/03/16, at 14:05, Paulo Moura wrote:

> I'm looking for a cross-platform solution to find the startup
> directory when running ECLiPSe. On POSIX systems is easy as the
> environment variable PWD is usually defined so the solution is simply
> to use getenv/2. This, of course, doesn't work on Windows. Is there
> any way to find the startup directory that would work across all
> operating-systems supported by ECLiPSe?

Please note that using getcwd/1  doesn't work as this built-in  
predicate returns the directory of the file being compiled, not the  
directory from which ECLiPSE was started.


Paulo Jorge Lopes de Moura, PhD
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