The standard conversion project configuration can use a local FWD installation directly. This would be done inside the top level of the conversion project.
|The most common approach is to use a symlink from the conversion project directory to the FWD directory. The following instructions assume that the FWD sources have been built in
cd ~/projects/hotel/ ln -s ../p2j/ p2j
|Since Windows Vista, symlinks (soft links) are available using the
cd c:\projects\hotel\ mklink /D p2j ..\p2j
If you encounter
In Windows XP this does not work so it requires copying the full
The result is a
p2j/ directory in the top level conversion project directory. This is sufficient to support all other conversion processing which is usually automated via an Apache Ant build script.
The "p2j" is a historical name for "Progress 4GL to Java". References to that name are still present in the code. Those references will be removed and/or replaced with references to "fwd", but that work is not yet complete.