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Re: out of the box behavior

From: Anselm Baird_Smith <abaird@www43.inria.fr>
Date: Mon, 24 Feb 1997 07:59:00 +0100 (MET)
Message-Id: <199702240659.HAA02864@www43.inria.fr>
To: Dave Makower <davemak@pencom.com>
Cc: Jigsaw Mailing List <www-jigsaw@w3.org>
Dave Makower writes:
 > >I am running symantec on my win95 machine (jdk1.02 compliant) and getting
 > >this error.  I don't think it is jdk1.1 related.
 > 
 > Just for the record, I also get this error using Cafe on Win95.  I
 > certainly haven't specified a -user or -group argument on the command line,
 > and I haven't tried it with a 1.1 VM yet.

I finally installed a Win box at home, and ran into the same
problem. Well, I am afraid that's another stupid bug :-(

In w3c.jigsaw.daemon.ServerHandlerMaanger.java, I access the Unix
class before checking the options. You should patch that to be:

-----
    public void unixStuff() {
	// Do we have specific UNIX stuff in configuration ?
	String user   = props.getString(SERVER_USER_P, null);
	String group  = props.getString(SERVER_GROUP_P, null);
	Unix   unix   = null; // don't access native code until needed

	// Check that UNIX native methods are available:
	if ((user != null) || (group != null)) {
	    unix = Unix.getUnix();
	    if ( ! unix.isResolved() ) {
		String msg = ("You used either the -user or -group command "
-----

Instead of what it is currently. I will wait one more week before
putting out a new jigsaw.zip class file with all the bug fixes found
so far...

Anselm.
Received on Monday, 24 February 1997 01:59:14 GMT

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