[kaffe] Please support javac from ant

Michael Koch konqueror at gmx.de
Thu Oct 25 01:28:45 PDT 2007

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.
> > 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.


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