Bug#263161: [kaffe] kaffe: different compilers giving different results for the same source file

Arnaud Vandyck avdyk at debian.org
Fri Aug 6 03:51:49 PDT 2004

Rogério Brito <rbrito at ime.usp.br> writes:

> Hi, everybody.
> And thanks Ito Kazumitsu for replying to my original message. I would also
> like to apologize for messing up with the Debian BTS. :-(

No problem, closin' it ;-)

> On Aug 04 2004, Ito Kazumitsu wrote:
>> I think KJC, Kaffe's compiler is wrong.
>> The problem is that KJC accepts the expression "super" alone
>> while the language specification allows the expression "super"
>> only in the combination "super.Identifier".
> Oh, thanks. That's precisely the kind of answer that I was looking for.

super is a reserved word, I don't know what you are trying to do?

Also, if you do:
That that = this;

'that' will be 'super' + something ;-) that's the OO programming,
welcome in the 4th dimension :-D


> BTW, just for curiosity's sake, has this use of "super" alone been
> deprecated from the language? I'm asking this because it was used in
> the (very old) James Gosling's book on Java that I have here.

I never saw that, sorry.

Arnaud Vandyck

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