Jar files in kaffe dir

Nathan Meyers nmeyers at javalinux.net
Sat Nov 13 09:44:18 PST 1999

kaffe has something just as good as the JDK -cp option: if you specify
the classpath through the CLASSPATH environment variable instead of
the -classpath option, it extends the default classpath instead of
replacing it.

Of you use a shell like bash, you can use the one-line form to set
environment variables for use by a single command.

  CLASSPATH=/foo/bar kaffe ...

Nathan Meyers
nmeyers at javalinux.net

On Sat, Nov 13, 1999 at 05:34:05PM +0100, Artur Biesiadowski wrote:
> First, I'm very impressed with current state of kaffe. Last time I tried
> it, it still had major problems with awt and performance wasn't great
> (it was a year ago I think :). Now it rocks - good work !
> Anyway, back to subject. Is there any particular reason to specify .jar
> files that will be put into classpath from /usr/local/share/kaffe ?
> Couldn't just *.jar be used ? I suppose that has something to do with
> Klasses.jar being first, but it could be done anyway. Adding any
> packages to kaffe would be a easier and possible with rpm and friends.
> Second question is if jdk like -cp option is available in kaffe ? It is
> way too much work to specify all default classpath to just add one
> reference. If there is no such option, will you accept the patch adding
> it ?
> Artur

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