[kaffe] Please support javac from ant

Dalibor Topic robilad at kaffe.org
Wed Oct 24 16:57:33 PDT 2007

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?

> 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.

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