[kaffe] Please support javac from ant

Dalibor Topic robilad at kaffe.org
Thu Dec 20 16:57:23 PST 2007

Michael Koch wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 25, 2007 at 01:57:33AM +0200, Dalibor Topic wrote:
>> Michael Koch wrote:
>>> Hello Dalibor,
>>> Ant directly invokes com.sun.tools.javac.main.Main when compiling java
>>> classes to bytecode. Please include such a class for compatibility with
>>> other runtimes. In the Debian package of kaffe we include such a class
>>> copied from java-gcj-compat.
>> Thanks for the hint. Has that class been included in Classpath 0.95+, or
>> do I have to put inside Kaffe for now?
> No, it doesnt contain that yet.

I'm simply using the one from GNU Classpath now by symlinking glibj.zip 
as rt.jar.

>>> Another issue with this is that kaffe doesn't provide a tools.jar out of
>>> the box. It provides kaffe-classpath-tools.jar. In Debian we provide a
>>> symlink from tools.jar to kaffe-classpath-tools.jar to make ant happy.
>> OK. I think I'll just rename the jar file.
> Afaik it was named tools.jar in 1.1.7 and was renamed in 1.1.8. I havent
> investigated the reason.

OK, fixed in CVS head now. I'm symlinking the tools.zip from Classpath 
as tools.jar.

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