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AR# 21548

7.1 MAP/PAR - Options defined by "-f options_file" are ignored if the file contains blank lines before last the option

Description

Keywords: options, file, -f

Urgency: Standard

General Description:
A problem has been identified where MAP and PAR do not recognize all of the options set in the "-f options" file when there is a blank line before the last option.

Example of options file that works correctly:
###############
# This PAR options file.
###############
-ol high #

Example of options file that does not work correctly:
###############
# This PAR options file.
###############

-ol high #

Solution

This problem was introduced in version 7.1i and is scheduled to be fixed in 8.1i. Meanwhile, to work around this issue, remove all blank lines from the options file.
AR# 21548
Date Created 09/04/2007
Last Updated 10/23/2008
Status Archive
Type General Article