# Re: [Condor-users] Absolute and relative paths on Windows.

• Date: Tue, 15 Mar 2005 09:45:42 -0600 (CST)
• From: Jaime Frey <jfrey@xxxxxxxxxxx>
• Subject: Re: [Condor-users] Absolute and relative paths on Windows.

On Mon, 14 Mar 2005, Alan De Smet wrote:

> > arguments=combine.ipf
> > transfer_input_files=C:\foo\bar\ENKF\parameter\combine.ipf
>
> Again, note the need to use full paths.  A relative path might
> work, but it would be relative to the current working directory
> of the condor_schedd; probably not what you want. (Indeed, it
> will likely be whatever LOG is set to in your config files.)

Relative paths are relative to the current working directory of
condor_submit (i.e. the directory you're in when you run condor_submit).
You can change this with the initialdir attribute in the submit file.

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