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Subject [JIRA] Commented: (FOR-251) start script for UNIX bin/forrest should not be bash-specific
Date Sun, 05 Sep 2004 00:11:33 GMT
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     Author: Rick Tessner
    Created: Sat, 4 Sep 2004 7:10 PM
If a symlink to forrest is created and the symlink is a relative path, the determination of
FORREST_HOME fails.  It does work correctly if the symlink is an absolute path.

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        Key: FOR-251
    Summary: start script for UNIX bin/forrest should not be bash-specific
       Type: Bug

     Status: Unassigned
   Priority: Major

    Project: Forrest
             Core operations
   Fix Fors:

   Reporter: David Crossley

    Created: Sat, 7 Aug 2004 3:19 AM
    Updated: Sat, 4 Sep 2004 7:10 PM

There are some commands in the bin/forrest script that are specific to the bash shell. On
most systems the default /bin/sh is actually bash. However, not so on one significant OS.
We should be neutral.

As a workaround the script has been set to be /bin/bash

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