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  1. Maven
  2. MNG-2376

Have Java code output Java version, not the shell script

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    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 2.0.4
    • Fix Version/s: 2.0.7
    • Component/s: Command Line
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    • Environment:
      Mac OS X 10.4

      Description

      The shell script outputs $JAVA_VERSION. In my case, in an ill-fated attempt to get maven to use JDK 1.4, this was set to 1.4 but JAVA_HOME was already set (in .profile or wherever) to that of the current JDK (1.5). So it is inconsistent and led me on a wild goose chase to track down a problem. If Maven is going to output the java version, do it from java code using the right system property. Only use JAVA_VERSION to help select a JAVA_HOME, if JAVA_HOME isn't set.

      Perhaps there is some standard approach to this sort of thing but I am unsure.

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              • Assignee:
                brianf Brian Fox
                Reporter:
                dsmiley David Smiley
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