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

Daniel D. Daugherty daniel.daugherty at oracle.com
Thu Apr 3 15:06:20 UTC 2014

On 4/3/14 8:40 AM, Staffan Larsen wrote:
> 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.”

I've added a somewhat long evaluation to the bug report.

My summary line:

    I strongly recommend that we don't try to change this behavior.


> Sorry,
> /Staffan
>> Sincerely yours,
>> Ivan

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