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Java and Linux and relative paths

Anthony Lucia
Last Modified: 2014-05-25
I had previously asked a similar question, but I need to ask it again more clearly, as I am having problems understanding.

I read the following concerning passing parameters to java:

In Linux, do not use absolute path....... in some setups passing -Djavax.net.ssl.keyStore=/home/account/.keystore to Java VM does not work. ......

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from this site:


So apparently, in some setups running Java on Linux, you can not pass an absolute path to Java with the -D option.

Is this true?

What setups are those

Is there an easy way to tell if my setup will accept an absolute path or if I am required to pass a relative path ?

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