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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [j9] Doesn't deal with -showversion
Date Wed, 13 Sep 2006 12:54:35 GMT
You are correct.  As I recall, I've never seen J8 actually output a 
version, ever.  It's always been the launcher's version msg.

geir

Oliver Deakin wrote:
> Is it just me, or does something similar happen with -version? I get:
> 
> $ java -version
> Apache Harmony Launcher : (c) Copyright 1991, 2006 The Apache Software 
> Foundation or its licensors, as applicable.
> JVMJ9VM007E Command-line option unrecognised: -version
> HMYEXEL062E Internal VM error: Failed to create Java VM
> FAILED.
> 
> Ill take a look at this too.
> 
> Regards,
> Oliver
> 
> 
> Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
>> Oliver and Co :
>>
>> I don't know if you caught this in another thread, but I recently 
>> changed the launcher to pass the "-showversion" cmd line param through 
>> to the VM after the launcher prints out its version, so that we can 
>> also know the version of the VM.
>>
>> The problem with this brilliant strategy is that J9 doesn't actually 
>> deal with -showversion.
>>
>> Can you add that to the list of things to tweak?  Either silently 
>> swallow it, or print something useful would be my suggestion...
>>
>> geir
>>
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