Problems with Kaffe
gback at cs.utah.edu
Sat Aug 29 16:07:31 PDT 1998
> I've got problems with Kaffe. I'd like to get some help. Is this a good
> place to ask? I haven't received any messages from the kaffe list since
> joining it a few days ago, so this list seems a little dead...
make sure you're really on the list. The list is usually pretty active,
including the last couple of days. And yes, this is the place to post
> I have a couple of Java classes that worked fine with Kaffe 0.1.0 and
> they work with JDK 1.1.5 and 1.1.6, so I believe they are ok. But with
> Kaffe 1.0 b1 they fail miserably. Who should I report the bugs?
For now to this list, and also to kaffe-bugs at transvirtual.com
> Is Kaffe 0.1.0 still available somewhere? If 1.0 b1 isn't fixed soon,
> I'd like to downgrade to 0.1.0 because it worked better for me than the
> new version.
I suspect the problems stem from the new libraries.
You have three choices:
a) If your problems lie in serialization etc., use Sun's java.io.*
classes by unzipping the java/io/ directory and placing it in your
b) Downgrade. To downgrade, what you do is to checkout the last CVS
version before 1.0b1. Use this tag: D98.07.13.06.00.00
(I think "cvs checkout -D98.07.13.06.00.00 kaffe" should do the trick
if your CVSROOT is set and you're logged in)
c) Fix the problems and submit your fixes!
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