AWT with 10.0.0
mark at cbl.leeds.ac.uk
Mon Apr 20 03:52:24 PDT 1998
> On Fri, 17 Apr 1998, John C. Hayward wrote:
> > In Feb information was given that a new version of Kaffe would
> > be comming out in March which would resolve the AWT problems with
> > 0.92. At the end of March there was an announcement of 10.0.0
> > (I think) but I had the impression that it still lacked the AWT
> > parts.
> Kaffe 0.92 can be "upgraded" to support AWT with the latest BISS-AWT 0.94
> package. This package can be downloaded from:
> There are some known compile errors in this package but they can be
> avoided with simple patches (which I can provide if needed).
I'm trying to do this.... but not with any success so far!
The first error I get is
FontMetrics.java:59: No variable type defined in class java.awt.Font.
fnt.type = Font.BYTE;
Should I go hack the code? Ahhhh!
Also... whats the difference between JDK 1.1.5 and Biss 0.94 ?
Numbers dont you luv em !
> The Kaffe+BISS-AWT combo works great over here with all BISS-specific
> graphics classes. If what you need are "peers" for regular java.awt.*
> widgets, BISS-AWT still has a few problems in that area.
Dont THINK I use Peers.. :-)
> Alex Boisvert
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