[kaffe] jikes related problems for the SNAP

Dalibor Topic robilad at kaffe.org
Mon Dec 12 19:22:18 PST 2005

Kiyo Inaba wrote:
> Hi Dalibor,
> Dalibor wrote:
>>Kiyo Inaba wrote:
>>>For the latest snap (051208), I got two problems with jikes.
>>>1) '--with-jikes' option of configure script got slightly different
>>>  semantic. Until recently, the option can get parameter for the path
>>>  of jikes, but this snap did not pass parameter for this option to
>>>  sub configure. This makes detection of jikes fail in configuring
>>>  classpath.
>>It was a bug. Thanks for reporting it, Kiyo, I've checked in a fix now.
> Thanks for fixing it. I will check your mod with the original machine
> later. The machine is II-ci and it is now busy to check weekly regression
> (for jit3/jit/intrp), these days it takes more than 48 hours :-)

If you have perl on the box ... you may want to hook it up to our 
tinderbox ;)

>>>2) With older version of jikes (1.19) the option 'no-shadow' is not a
>>>   valid option, and invocation of jikes failed with this SNAP. I hand
>>>   edit Makefiles (and TestScript) and got proper result.
>>>   Checking the version of jikes while configure and set proper
>>>   pedantic warning corresponding to the version of jikes should be
>>>   very appreciated.
>>OK. I've seen that GNU Classpath checks for jikes version already, so I 
>>can probably model a check off that code. I'll build me a jikes 1.19 and 
>>play around with it until I have it working.
> That's what I'd like to check also. But I played with some old coldfire
> based board (just started, and may take long, BTW), and do nothing for
> this :-<

Mhm, coldfire, nice! I've checked in a fix meanwhile, which I hope will 
work for you, too, with Jikes 1.19.

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