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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [drlvm] HARMONY-1363 - status update
Date Tue, 19 Sep 2006 08:44:04 GMT

On Sep 19, 2006, at 3:01 AM, Chris Gray wrote:

> On Monday 18 September 2006 18:14, Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
>> Pavel Pervov wrote:
>>> Tried it on Windows and found the problem which, as it looks  
>>> like, have
>>> never been caught before.
>>> As I discovered, launcher uses platform specific line separators  
>>> to parse
>>> harmonyvm.properties on a specific platform. But  
>>> haromynvm.properties,
>>> which
>>> is copied into deploy, has unix line endings and is skipped. As the
>>> result, EM can't initialize.'
>>
>> A ha!
>>
>>> I workarounded this by running unix2dos on harmonyvm.properties.
>>
>> Ok - we should get that in as eol-native
>
> Wouldn't it be better (and safer) to fix the parser? Normally a  
> properties
> file can contain any kind of line separators and still be parsed  
> correctly,
> which is a Good Thing IMHO. E.g. according to the spec for
> java.util.Properties.load(),
> 	A natural line of input is terminated either by a set of line  
> terminator
> characters (\n or \r or \r\n) or by the end of the file.

Yes - and I think there is a patch somewhere.  But we should keep  
little nits like this under control.

geir

>
> Chris
>
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