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RE: Linux or DOS javac?
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: Robert dot Bram at infotech dot monash dot edu dot au
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 19 May 2003 11:40:36 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: RE: Linux or DOS javac?
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Tue, 20 May 2003, Robert Mark Bram wrote:
> Howdy Igor!
> > FYI, Jikes (<http://ibm.com/developerworks/oss/jikes/>) compiles mostly
> > OOTB on Cygwin, IIRC, and will use POSIX paths. I've been meaning to
> > offer it as a package for a long time now, but could never find enough
> > time. Maybe after my defense... *sigh*
> > Igor
> After being frustrated by "gcj -C" which just couldn't quite make it, I have
> invested the last few hours learning to use cvs and have just finished
> building Jikes. I will know shortly whether it has solved my problem.. at
> least I am learning something new!
I'm late then... Oh, well... :-)
Anyway, you probably don't want to use CVS HEAD -- I think you'd be better
off building one of the official releases from source (which you can
download by following the above link).
Also, the newer Jikes versions (1.17 and up, I think) have some issues
compiling older Java code, so you might want to downgrade, too.
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