[kaffe] Regression test failures due to jikes

Timothy Stack stack at cs.utah.edu
Mon May 26 06:35:01 PDT 2003

On Monday, May 26, 2003, at 02:16  AM, Helmer Krämer wrote:

> Hi,


> I'm currently using jikes (version is
> "Jikes Compiler - Version 1.18 - 21 November 2002")
> to compile the regression tests. This causes two
> regression tests to fail (InnerTest and DoublePrint).

ops, my bad...  It should be fixed now.

> - DoublePrint:
> jikes generates wrong code for negative zeros in
> array initializers (Bug #3399), which causes this
> test to fail
> - InnerTest:
> jikes doesn't seem to insert the anonymous inner
> classes into the "innerClass" attribute of the
> InnerTest class file. This causes kaffe to not
> detect them and thus the test fails.

These are known bugs, kaffe's supposed to use kjc to avoid these 
problems, but I left jikes turned on for the test suite in my last 

> Just wanted to let you know,
> Helmer



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