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How to convert back slashes to forward slashes

2007-08-09       - By peter reilly
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On 8/9/07, broken connection <brokenconnection@(protected)> wrote:
> Hi Friends,
> I take a directory path input from the end-user and store it in a
> property,for example if its windows,it stores it as:
> log4j.location=C:\tomcat\logs
This is not a valid property format: see

so how do you store it?

> And that messes up everything.Because \t is interpreted as tab. So, how can
> i change the backward slashes(windows convention) to forward slashes(unix
> convention) in the property before my build file is executed????
> Or, how to escape them eg "\" to "\\"
> I would appreciate your help.
> Thanks
> Mick

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