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Elasticsearch startup script doesn't work from directory with spaces in path #3712

brooksrbrown opened this Issue Sep 16, 2013 · 1 comment


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brooksrbrown commented Sep 16, 2013

  1. Unzip the elasticsearch archive into a directory containing spaces in the one of the path components, e.g., /Volumes/Storage/test stuff.
  2. Run /Volumes/Storage/test stuff/elasticsearch/elasticsearch-0.90.4/bin/elasticsearch.

It reports that ES_CLASSPATH isn't set.

The culprit is at line 78. Needs to be "dirname "$0""/; do

Yes, the doubly nested double quotes work.


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spinscale commented Sep 17, 2013

Thanks a lot for reporting and supplying the fix as well!

mute pushed a commit to mute/elasticsearch that referenced this issue Jul 29, 2015

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