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From Jeremy Boynes <>
Subject Re: Startup Scripts discussion ( GERONIMO-693 )
Date Tue, 05 Jul 2005 01:48:21 GMT wrote:
> toby cabot <> 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
>>""?  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 


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