[windows2000] Re: Nesting path statement revisited

  • From: "Costanzo, Ray" <rcostanzo@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "'windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx'" <windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 7 Oct 2002 12:31:50 -0400

Ah, gotcha.

Is this what you mean?

set foo=C:\foodir
set bar=%foo%\bardir
echo %bar%

That works for me and it echos C:\foodir\bardir

Ray at work

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Scott Ehrlich [mailto:scott@xxxxxxxxxx] 
> Here is the user's question again:
> "I'm trying to use environment variables within environment 
> variables. as 
> in foo = c:\foo and bar = %foo%\bar and such. I can't seem to get the 
> environemnt (this is the current users env BTW, not the 
> system variables) 
> to recursively expand these. Can that only be done w/ the 
> system environment?"
> Thanks.
> Scott
> At 12:16 PM 10/7/2002 -0400, you wrote:

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