[kaffe] Re: using ant to build kaffe - ant needs non-free java!
jim at kaffe.org
Sun Aug 4 08:02:12 PDT 2002
Actually, I wasn't planning on using ant. I think Dalibor suggested it,
but I already have some code that is just plain Java that does the
trick. I haven't finished it off yet though - don't expect to see that
for several months (depending on what time I have available).
I'd be interested in hearing how well 1.0.7 runs ant.
Ean Scheussler maintains the .deb - I'd ask him about when he's going to
have time to put out 1.0.7. I'm sure it fixes some bugs (but possibly
On Sun, 2002-08-04 at 07:12, Grzegorz Prokopski wrote:
> I've read in java ml archives that you're going to use ant to build
> kaffe. Unfortunatelly ant is still in contrib - it means, it needs
> non-free java to be build and/or used.
> I have packaged ArgoUML as my first Java package - since that time
> I am closely tracking what chances are to have this package or
> as much as possible of its build and runtime dependencies -
> non-dependant on non-free stuff.
> So I digged a bit around - it seems that since ant is contrib - any
> code that uses ant - will be at best in contrib too. All the libs
> I packaged for ArgoUML use ant ;-)
> Here's what I got so far (not much, I know, I am not Java programmer,
> so if you could help me a bit - I may be able to push it further).
> After some small and simple hacks in ant code and deb build setup
> I got to the point where I am getting:
> BUILD FAILED
> java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Object type doesn't match method's
> at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:native)
> and so on... (full output should be at
> http://home.sente.pl/greg/java.txt till I delete the file)
> I found out, that the problem was already reported, however nobody
> even replayed to the mail:
> Maybe 1.0.7 kaffe release (not packaged for debian yet) solved
> the problem? (what's the real problem here btw?)
> Any hints?
> Grzegorz B. Prokopski
> PS: I am NOT subscibed to the list, so please Cc: me the messages
> if you can. thanks.
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