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From "Lance J. Andersen" <Lance.Ander...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: New Main class for derbytools.jar
Date Fri, 24 Feb 2006 00:11:10 GMT
definitely need to make the scripts more portable

i had hoped to do it but just not enough cycles in the day right now.  
There might be a JIRA already there for this

Kathy Saunders wrote:
> Andrew McIntyre wrote:
>> This sounds reasonable to me. I was a little hasty in wanting to just
>> get rid of the scripts. Experience has shown that having an example of
>> how to set the classpath has always been useful, especially for people
>> who might be new to Java, and it is pretty common to have server start
>> and stop scripts.
>> Perhaps we should advertise that the frameworks scripts are deprecated
>> as of 10.2 and will be removed in 10.3, and provide new scripts in a
>> bin directory that rely on DERBY_HOME and JAVA_HOME and self-configure
>> from there, like practically every other Java project at Apache (think
>> Ant).
>> Should I formalize that with a vote? Or perhaps the vote to deprecate
>> the scripts can happen once we have new, better ones.
>> Now, off to file a JIRA for myself to write some better scripts...
>> andrew
> +1 I like this approach.  It should work well for existing customers 
> and make it easier for new customers.
> Kathy

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