Error "readlink: not found" may be encountered using the IBM WebSphere sMash zero command on the AIX platform
Execution of zero commands, such as zero version in the non-root directory of IBM WebSphere sMash on AIX, may return the following exception and the cli will fail to initialize -
bash-3.00# zero version
/usr/bin/zero: readlink: not found.
Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: zero.cli.Main
Caused by: java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: zero.cli.Main
Could not find the main class: zero.cli.Main. Program will exit.
initializing the cli failed
The IBM WebSphere sMash zero command on AIX assumes use of the readlink function for parsing symbolic links while the AIX platform does not support readlink.
Resolving the problem
Do not use symbolic links created by the installer for the zero command on AIX. When running zero commands, use the full path to the command.
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