Apache Ofbiz unexpected operator error

I was playing around with apache ofbiz to get some relevant information regarding ERP systems, and when using the stock startup script found in the root directory (“rc.ofbiz.for.debian”) I was getting following error:

root@apache:/# /usr/local/ofbiz/rc.ofbiz.for.debian status
[: 148: unexpected operator
OFBiz is running

A little investigation and problem was referring to wrong interpreter. So change the interpreter from:

#!/bin/sh

to

#!/bin/bash

And have fun.

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How to install OpenERP on FreeBSD

OpenERP is an opensource AGPL licensed enterprise resource planning software for small and medium size businesses.

Structural parts of the OpenERP system

  • PostgreSQL as backend database
  • OpenERP server to form the business logic (python based)
  • OpenERP clioent. Web and desktop GUI are available (python based and GTK based)

As host operating system Windows, Linux or alternative Unix like systems like FreeBSD are appropriate .

Infrastructure background

One of my servers was upgraded to FreeBSD 9.0-RELEASE from RC a few weeks ago. Feature set in this configuration: