Backslashes in properties

Archie Cobbs archie at
Wed Apr 7 11:07:00 PDT 1999

Pavel Roskin writes:
> The attached patch makes jCVS much happier.
> The problem was that its configuration file uses DOS-style line ends and
> backslashes for line continuation.
> Kaffe could not handle "\\\r\n" properly. Now it can.

There are actually a lot of other problems with reading of properties
in kaffe vs. the JDK 1.2 spec, see:

one of which is that the "grammar" is ambiguous, for example:


Is the first or second "=" the separator?

I'm working on rewriting the load() and store() methods..


Archie Cobbs   *   Whistle Communications, Inc.  *

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