Derived Classes

Ron Searls rsearls at
Wed Dec 2 11:24:14 PST 1998

Can you use gzip?  Or does it have to be zip?

> Hi,
>> Has anyone tried to remake Klasses.jar?  When I try "make derived-classes"
>> from the top of the tree, I get an error from the class
>> kaffe.applet.AppletViewer complaining that there is no class "Font".  The
>> offending line is:
>> 	state.setFont(new Font("SansSerif", Font.BOLD, 12));
>> If you add a line to the top of of the file:
>> import java.awt.Font;
> This was fixed 11/26.
>> it seems to fix that problem.  But now I'm getting an error after the
>> Klasses.jar is totally compiled.  It looks like the jar file is supposed to
>> be zipped, but there is no "zip" (or at least one on a defined PATH).  I'm
>> guessing that "zip" should really be a script in /usr/local/bin which calls
>> kaffe with the "zip" class invoked (in the same way that pizza is invoked
>> in the "pizza" script).  Is this a known problem?  Or am I just missing
>> something?
> No, you need to have 'zip' installed.  Here's what I use:
>> zip -v
>Copyright (C) 1990-1996 Mark Adler, Richard B. Wales, Jean-loup Gailly
>Onno van der Linden and Kai Uwe Rommel. Type 'zip -L' for the software
>This is Zip 2.1 (April 27th 1996), by Info-ZIP.
>Currently maintained by Onno van der Linden. Please send bug reports to
>the authors at Zip-Bugs at; see README for details.
>Latest sources and executables are always in, at
>least as of date of this release; See "Where" for other ftp and non-ftp sites.
>Compiled with gcc for Unix (FreeBSD 2.0 or later) on May 17 1997.
>Zip special compilation options:
>        ASMV
>        USE_EF_UX_TIME
>Zip environment options:
>             ZIP:  [none]
>          ZIPOPT:  [none]
>	- Godmar

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