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From "Lance J. Andersen" <Lance.Ander...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: release (was Re: Please check ksh scripts...)
Date Fri, 04 Nov 2005 14:05:40 GMT
I do not see this as a requirement for  I do think we want to 
explore migrating these scripts IMHO.


Andrew McIntyre wrote:

> On Nov 3, 2005, at 7:48 AM, Knut Anders Hatlen wrote:
>> The ksh scripts work fine on Solaris (tested tar and zip).
> Great. (sort of :-) )
>> I have found another issue with them, tough. When you just put the
>> script directory in your path and type 'ij.ksh', most unices will use
>> /bin/sh instead of ksh. Under Linux and Cygwin this is fine because
>> /bin/sh actually is Bash, which supports all the ksh commands used in
>> the scripts. Under Solaris and BSD /bin/sh is not Bash, and therefore
>> the scripts fail.
> Wouldn't a #! be sufficient? I guess you never know for sure...
>> I'll file a JIRA issue on this and attach a patch.
>> Sorry I didn't bring it up earlier. (The thing is, I have never
>> actually used the scripts.)
> Can we agree that this is not a showstopper for, considering  
> that this was an issue for I agree that it would be nice to  
> fix so that it works 'out-of-the-box' for everyone, but at some point  
> you need to make a cutoff for fixes, no matter how small. Personally,  
> I think that this is something that can wait for 10.1.3 and/or 10.2,  
> and there are other suggestions completely besides scripts (see  
> Lance's mail about using Ant).
> If there are no objections, I think we should target DERBY-667 and  
> DERBY-677 for and continue forward with releasing  
> andrew

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