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From Gilles Scokart <>
Subject Re: Ant devs need help from users with "exotic" OSes
Date Thu, 10 Jun 2010 06:55:10 GMT
Nothing special on HPUX

>java -jar ant-env.jar
Detected OS_NAME: hp-ux
Detected OS_ARCH: ia64w
Detected OS_VERSION: b.11.31
Detected Java Version:
Detected Java Vendor: Hewlett-Packard Co.
Detected Java VM Version: jinteg:03.21.08-19:43 IA64W
Detected Java VM Name: Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM

Both methods returned the same environment information

Gilles Scokart

On 9 June 2010 14:43, Stefan Bodewig <> wrote:
> Hi all,
> we are considering to change the code that reads environment variables
> inside of Ant from the current "fork a platform specific executable"
> approach System.getenv() when running on Java5+.  This change may result
> in different results and so we need your help in order to determine what
> kind of differences we may encounter.
> We already know that System.getenv() returns two or three additional
> environment variables on Windows while we seem to get the same results
> on various flavors of Linux, as well as Solaris and Mac OS X using
> different versions of Java.
> <> contains a simple
> command line Java tool (requires Java5+) that we'd ask anybody with
> access to an operating system not listed above to execute (java -jar
> ant-env.jar).  If it reports any differences, please let us know via
> <> (if it isn't
> already there, that is).
> In particular we'd love to hear from people running z/OS or OpenVMS.
> Many thanks
>     Stefan
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