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From Jagadish Bihani <jagadish.bih...@pubmatic.com>
Subject Re: Flume -ng startup failed
Date Tue, 11 Sep 2012 06:01:52 GMT
Hi

Thanks Chris. It worked.
Actually  bash versions 3.1 onwards quoting regex is not necessary.
But for older versions of bash we still need to use quotes for regex 
matching.
My machine has bash version 3.0 (which is really old). Hence it didn't work.


Regards,
Jagadish


On 09/10/2012 08:01 PM, Chris Neal wrote:
> I ran in to this on Solaris, where it worked fine on Linux.  There's 
> something in the bash interpreter that doesn't like the regex.  The 
> way I got around it was to double quote the regex, like such:
>
> "^java\.library\.path=(.*)$"
>
> You'll have to do that in roughly 4 spots throughout the script.  That 
> cleared it up for me.  I'd love to hear of a better way to do that 
> though :)
>
> Chris
>
>
>
> On Mon, Sep 10, 2012 at 9:26 AM, Jagadish Bihani 
> <jagadish.bihani@pubmatic.com <mailto:jagadish.bihani@pubmatic.com>> 
> wrote:
>
>     Hi
>
>     My flume 1.2.0 setup is working fine on one machine.
>     But when I ran it on another machine it gave me syntax error while
>     starting
>     agent :
>     "bin/flume-ng: line 81: syntax error in conditional expression:
>     unexpected token `('
>     bin/flume-ng: line 81: syntax error near `^java\.library\.path=(.'
>     bin/flume-ng: line 81: `      if [[ $line =~
>     ^java\.library\.path=(.*)$ ]]; then' "
>
>     I have set JAVA_HOME.
>     I even vimdiffed flume-ng file with the one working fine. There
>     was no difference.
>     Has anyone come across such error?
>
>
>     Regards,
>
>
>


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