[PATCH] Use Jikes as default compiler rather than Pizza.

Jules Bean jmlb2 at hermes.cam.ac.uk
Tue Apr 20 03:45:25 PDT 1999

On 20 Apr 1999, Alexandre Oliva wrote:

> On Apr 20, 1999, Niels Kristian Bech Jensen <nkbj at image.dk> wrote:
> > This patch makes kaffe/scripts/compat/javac.in use Jikes rather than Pizza
> > as the default compiler if Jikes is installed somewhere in the PATH:
> > +JIKES="`type -path jikes`"
> Except that it will only work if /bin/sh happens to be bash, which
> makes it unacceptable.
> IMO, the right approach is to use the detected value of JIKES in
> configure.in to enable or disable the use of jikes.  But I don't see
> why this would be useful at all: you could always create your own
> alias or link for javac -> jikes...

Could I request, on this topic, that kaffe unbundle pizza?  Having a
kaffe_tgz which doesn't include pizza is nicer for distributions like
Debian, which won't use pizza (it's non-free).


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