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From Brian M Dube <>
Subject Re: Forrest/Jetty hangs in dynamic mode
Date Fri, 26 May 2006 04:16:23 GMT
David Crossley wrote:
> Ross Gardler wrote:
>>Brian M Dube wrote:
>>>For the last week or two weeks, forrest no longer initializes in the 
>>>background in dynamic mode. I use Java 1.4.2 on Linux and OS X and I 
>>>usually update from svn several times a week.
>>>After "Note: Use Ctrl-C to stop the Jetty server" the process waits for 
>>>tty input. If I bring the process to the foreground, initialization 
>>>completes and then forrest runs fine even in the background. Has anyone 
>>>else experienced this?
>>I have no such problems. Tested on Windoes + Cygwin and Suse 9
> I *do* have that problem on Mac OS X on my local desktop.
> In the past i have not tried to run forrest in the background.
> When doing that today, i get the same as Brian.
> Also, i have been experimenting on
> with a 'forrest run'. The shell script that starts it
> puts forrest into the background. That still works with
> today's trunk. That is on Solaris 10.

Thanks, this gave me an idea. Invoking forrest as a background process 
in a script works for me too. Strange.

> The only thing that i can suggest is going back to an
> old svn revision to find one that works, then updating
> forwards until it breaks. For example, lets assume that
> the recent Ant upgrade is the culprit ...

I may or may not chase this issue. It will be next week if I do.


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