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From David Blevins <david.blev...@visi.com>
Subject Re: Startup Scripts discussion ( GERONIMO-693 )
Date Tue, 05 Jul 2005 02:54:29 GMT
On Mon, Jul 04, 2005 at 06:48:21PM -0700, Jeremy Boynes wrote:
> sissonj@insession.com wrote:
> >toby cabot <toby@caboteria.org> wrote on 05/07/2005 12:59:14 AM:
> >>
> >>I like the idea of using a well-known baseline for the Geronimo
> >>scripts, but could we call the shell script "geronimo" instead of
> >>"geronimo.sh"?  I prefer to not expose the implementation (shell
> >>script) in the interface.
> >
> >
> >Are you concerned that we may change shells in the future?
> >
> >The startup script should have the following on the first line to instruct 
> >the system which shell interpreter we are using.
> >#! /bin/sh
> >
> 
> Not every version of Unix places the shell in the same place which can 
> make this problematic.
> 
> #!/bin/sh should work for most, /provided to stick to sh/ and don't use 
> ksh or bash extensions (just in case you happen to get a genuine sh 
> implementation).
> 

Right.  And just an reminder, Linux and OSX don't actually have sh on
the machine, it's just bash symlinked (linux) or copied (osx).

Something to remember when testing the script.

-David

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