[kaffe] ecj-compiled kaffe fails in regression tests
kaz at maczuka.gcd.org
Thu Dec 8 17:58:49 PST 2005
From: Kiyo Inaba <inaba at src.ricoh.co.jp>
Date: Thu, 8 Dec 2005 13:54:21 +0900 (JST)
> >Using the following poor man's ecj,
> >$ cat bin/ecj
> >exec /usr/local/kaffe/bin/kaffe \
> > -classpath $HOME/javalib/org.eclipse.jdt.core_3.1.1.jar \
> > org.eclipse.jdt.internal.compiler.batch.Main \
> > "$@"
> That's a good news! Could you please add something in 'FAQ.classlibrary-
> compile' for where we can get the jar file and this script?
OK, how about this?
--- FAQ/FAQ.classlibrary-compile.orig Wed Sep 21 15:02:00 2005
+++ FAQ/FAQ.classlibrary-compile Fri Dec 9 10:55:09 2005
@@ -102,13 +102,34 @@
+If you cannot find ecj in this project site, just download Eclipse SDK
+(eclipse-SDK-3.1.1 at the time of this writing), and read the document
+"Compiling Java code". Then you will find that the following shell script
+will work as ecj.
+exec path_to_a_working_Java_VM \
+ -classpath path_to_org.eclipse.jdt.core.jar \
+ org.eclipse.jdt.internal.compiler.batch.Main \
+By the way, there is a "distribution" of ecj itself in the debian
In order to compile kaffe's class library, you need to set JAVAC_FLAGS
to "-source 1.4 -bootclasspath /full/path/to/builddir/libraries/javalib/lib/",
with "/full/path/to/builddir" replaced by the full path to the directory
where you are building the Kaffe source code.
+Now ./configure accepts an option to use ecj:
+ --with-ecj=ECJ Define to use ECJ as the java compiler instead of
+and you do not have to care about JAVAC_FLAGS.
It works with ecj 0.548, pre-3.1.0 milestone-6, and should work with later
-versions as well.
+versions as well. The wrapping shell script of ecj shown above also works.
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