Request for review (S): 7099454 /bin/sh does not support syntax used in the src/os/posix/launcher/launcher.script shell script
bengt.rutisson at oracle.com
Tue Oct 11 02:06:14 PDT 2011
Sending this review request to both Runtime and GC. I think the change
is Runtime responsibility, but I would like to submit it to hotspot-gc
since it is getting in the way of testing that I am doing at the moment.
The problem is that the hotspot script that the build process creates
has been updated to use /bin/sh instead of /bin/bash. This is more
correct since bash is optional. But the /bin/sh shell on Solaris does
not accept some of the syntax in the script.
In particular the $() notation is not supported by Solaris /bin/sh. The
script also contains the bash specific "source" command.
The fix is to change this to use `` and . respectively.
7099454 /bin/sh does not support syntax used in the
src/os/posix/launcher/launcher.script shell script
Tested the new script on Linux (Ubuntu) and Solaris. Ran JPRT.
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