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Mountain Lion's expr doesn't support '/' regular expression in JRuby and Jython launchers #13583

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ghost opened this Issue Jul 25, 2012 · 3 comments

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ghost commented Jul 25, 2012

When launching jruby or jython under Mountain Lion, the line

if expr "$link" : '/' > /dev/null; then

causes a syntax error. If you escape the single slash in the regular expression as in

if expr "$link" : '\/' > /dev/null; then

the shells launch correctly.

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adamv commented Jul 25, 2012

Please report this upstream to JRuby and Jython.

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jacknagel commented Aug 14, 2012

Closing since this is strictly an upstream bug.

@jacknagel jacknagel closed this Aug 14, 2012

As a note, I've reported this upstream to jython as http://bugs.jython.org/issue1978

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