Welcome to jBASE's new documentation site! Many answers to your questions can be found by searching the Knowledgebase or viewing the jBASE Documentation. We also have a Google Group for peer discussion about jBASE. If you are unable to find the information you are looking for, jBASE Support will be glad to assist in resolving your technical problems. Enjoy and please provide comments and feedback .

How can we help you?



This environment variable provides a list of directories in which to search for jBASE data files. If a MD or VOC file is configured, i.e.  JEDIFILENAME_MD, and contains  Q-pointers or F-pointers these take precedence over the directories in JEDIFILEPATH.


Colon separated file paths (Unix)
Semicolon separated file paths (Windows)


The current directory


As per normal environment variable, so it can be set at any time. The use of relative file paths (such as '.') should be avoided as it can result in  unintended file access


export JEDIFILEPATH=/appvol/WB1:/appvol/WB2:/appvol/WB3



set JEDIFILEPATH=C:\apps\WB1;C:\apps\WB2;C:\apps\WB3

Was this article helpful?