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From David Van Couvering <David.Vancouver...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: Confounded by jdbc40 test suite
Date Tue, 09 May 2006 16:28:21 GMT
Great, thanks for all the great tips!

David

Knut Anders Hatlen wrote:
> Kristian Waagan <Kristian.Waagan@Sun.COM> writes:
> 
>> Andrew McIntyre wrote:
>>
>>> On 5/8/06, David Van Couvering <David.Vancouvering@sun.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi, all.  I am switching over to Solaris x86, and although I can run
>>>> jdbc40 fine on XP, on Solaris I get the same behavior I get on Linux: it
>>>> happily runs along and skips all tests.
>>>>
>>>> I explicitly run the jdk 1.6 version of the java interpreter:
>>>>
>>>> /usr/jdk/jdk1.6.0/bin/java
>>>> org.apache.derbyTesting.functionTests.harness.RunSuite jdbc40
>>>>
>>>> My JAVA_HOME also points to jdk 1.6
>>>>
>>>> How do I stop RunSuite from pointing to /usr/j2se/jre?
>>>
>>> RunTest spawns new processes with Runtime.exec(), which inherits your
>>> current environment (which presumably has /usr/j2se/jre in the PATH).
>>> The test harness just calls "java ..." which ends up being the one in
>>> /usr/j2se/jre in the forked process.
>>>
>>> So, put it in your path. If you really want to call it explicitly and
>>> not put it in your path for some reason, then you need to also pass
>>> the full path in as the javaCmd property:
>>>
>>> java -DjavaCmd=/usr/jdk/jdk1.6.0/bin/java
>>> org.apache.derby.functionTests...
>>
>> FYI, this also works (in bash):
>> PATH=/usr/jdk/jdk1.6.0/bin/:${PATH} java
>> org.apache.derbyTesting.functionTests.harness.RunSuite jdbc40
>>
>> I use this in my test scripts, mostly because I set several other
>> enviroment variables as well.
> 
> You can also create a script called java and put it first in your
> PATH:
> 
> ----
> #!/bin/sh
> 
> exec $JAVA_HOME/bin/java "$@"
> ----
> 
> Then you always get the JVM pointed to by JAVA_HOME. You could create
> a similar script for javac. I use this so that I can easily switch
> between different JVMs.
> 

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