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From Henri Gomez <henri.go...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Using eval vs. exec in shell scripts
Date Mon, 20 Jun 2011 12:38:06 GMT
Which script ?

Could you send us the svn link ?

2011/6/20 Rainer Jung <rainer.jung@kippdata.de>:
> Since Mladens change r918873 in March 2010 we use eval instead of exec
> in the shell scripts. The svn log says:
>
> "Use eval instead direct call or exec command so that arguments with
> spaces are properly handled"
>
> Eval leaves a copy of the shell process hanging around until Tomcat
> shutdown. I want to experiment with different solutions, but have no
> idea, what kind of whitespace use the switch from exec to eval was
> supposed to change.
>
> Mladen or whoever else understood this: can you give an example which
> didn't work with the exec based scripts?
>
> Regards,
>
> Rainer
>
>
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