[GRADLE-2751] Error in gradle/gradlew scripts with IBM JDK on AIX Created: 15/Apr/13 Updated: 10/Feb/17 Resolved: 10/Feb/17
I'm evaluating Gradle 1.5 and I've tried to set up a build for some java projects using the Gradle wrapper.
I found that I have to immediately fix the wrapper script gradlew b/c it can't find java. The issue is in the following lines (lines 72 - 74):
This is actually ironic, since I am using an IBM JDK on AIX, and there is no "jre/sh" directory. The correct path would be "$JAVA_HOME/jre/bin/java".
After that I'm still getting the error
"Unable to find the 'java' executable. Tried the java home: and the PATH. We will assume the executable can be ran in the current working folder."
I haven't been able to chase down where this is coming from, but it has the correct path to JAVA_HOME; it just can't make the leap to JAVA_HOME/jre/bin/java. However, it does run the build correctly in spite of that error.
If I set JAVA_HOME and PATH in my environment, all this goes away. In that case, the relevant lines in gradlew are (around line 85)
Please set the JAVA_HOME variable in your environment to match the
I wonder if, instead of setting JAVACMD in the initial code snippet, it would make sense to check for JAVA_HOME and if found, modify the PATH to "$PATH:$JAVA_HOME/jre/bin".
Or force the issue on the environment variables being set? I.e. don't even bother setting JAVACMD or anything else. Just do a check for JAVA_HOME and "java" being found on the path, and if not then fail gracefully as in the latter code snippet.
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|Comment by Benjamin Muschko [ 10/Feb/17 ]|
Thanks again for reporting this issue. We haven't heard back from you after our inquiry from November 15th. We are closing this issue now. Please create an issue on GitHub if you still feel passionate about getting it resolved.