[kaffe] Re: CVS kaffe (robilad): Reworked java compiler detection

Dalibor Topic robilad at kaffe.org
Thu Dec 20 17:05:22 PST 2007

Kiyo Inaba wrote:
> Dalibor wrote:
>>> The auto detection itself is welcome, but still I want to have
>>> explicit way to specify which compiler is my preference. Since
>>> I still use jikes for some other staff, but when making regression
>>> test of kaffe I need to use ecj (jikes does not like classpath-0.96.1).
>> Yeah. Just pass the compiler you want to use to configure in the
>> JAVAC variable. configure JAVAC=jikes should do the job.
> Oh, I did not notice. I once tried 'JAVAC=ecj configure ...', and it
> did not set JAVAC as I expected. Based on your suggestion, I submitted
> next test job and it can set JAVAC as I want.
> Is it possible to add this as help message for configure?
> # Or FAQ?

Oh, and I seem to have missed that in my first mail ... so jikes is 
broken for you with Classpath 0.96.1 on NetBSD? Then maybe I should just
take it out completely out of the configure detection. That would let me
consider switching over java.lang.ref/reference vmspecific classes to 
Java 1.5.

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