Definition of Configuration in 5.0.29

uhugenschmidt wrote on Sat Jan 13 21:24:23 CET 2007:

still on Windows, Perl 5.8.8, Java 1.5.0_10, Eclipse 3.2.1

I would like to put a remark on the form how the program arguments have
to be entered in the "Arguments"-tab of the Configuration for Debug and

I wanted to enter a filePath to 

"D:\Documents and Settings\name\My Documents\d\medoc\projects\module\someDir\"

I had to try various forms until I found this working one. What I would
prefer is:

"D:\\Documents and Settings\\name\\My Documents\\d\\medoc\\projects\\module\\someDir\\"

as it is required in Perl-Strings, e.g. by the PerlDB itself.

But I am not sure, if the cant be solved systematically, because every platform
requires an other form.

jploski wrote on Sat Jan 13 22:24:21 CET 2007:
AFAIK, we follow the convention used by Eclipse JDT for specifying command-line
arguments, and this is a good thing (as are all sorts of GUI-level consistency
within the IDE).

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