RFR [8039152] Need a way to suppress message when picking up JAVA_TOOL_OPTIONS

Staffan Larsen staffan.larsen at oracle.com
Thu Apr 3 14:40:16 UTC 2014

On 3 apr 2014, at 16:28, Ivan Gerasimov <ivan.gerasimov at oracle.com> wrote:

> Thanks Staffan!
>>> We've got a customer who is annoyed by this message.
>>> They use the env variable to pass additional options to the jvm.
>>> Currently they have to add some additional processing of the output to scrape the stderr and get rid of this message.
>> It sounds like they have a good solution in place and no change is required on our part.
>> Seriously, we have way too many options already and we cannot please everyone by adding options for every single use case.
> The solution they use now isn't good, that's why they complained.
> The proposed option might be useful by its own, in the case anyone else will be annoyed by the message about picking up the env variable content.
> Please also note, that it's not meant to be a command line option.
> It will only be used as a part of the env variable content.
> Your point that there are already plenty of other options is true, but doesn't really suggests anything for this particular situation.

I suggest not solving this situation. As I said: "we cannot please everyone by adding options for every single use case.”


> Sincerely yours,
> Ivan

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