[kaffe] kaffe, kaffe-bin and BOOTCLASSPATH

Guilhem Lavaux guilhem at kaffe.org
Wed Jul 14 06:54:21 PDT 2004

Fabien Renaud wrote:

> Hi,

Hi Fabien,

> To use strace, I have to use strace kaffe-bin and not strace kaffe 
> (otherwise I have syscall: unknown syscall trap 0x00000000)
> But since I use the method with DESTDIR in make install, I have this 
> with kaffe-bin :
> Couldn't find or load essential class `java/lang/Object' 
> java.lang.ClassNotFoundException java/lang/Object
> Aborted
> This error happens if I specify BOOTCLASSPATH
> If I don´t do it, it´s ok, but I have to specify it because I use 
> RXTXcomm.jar
If you specify it, you need also to put the path to rt.jar. When you 
don't put it, kaffe-bin uses binreloc to find the necessary 
classes/native libraries but in the other case it needs everything.

You need to write, e.g.: BOOTCLASSPATH=[prefix]/jre/lib/rt.jar:RXTXcomm.jar



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