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From "Colin 't Hart" <cth...@gbs.com.au>
Subject Problem: Using Jikes on NT with spaces in working directory
Date Tue, 04 Jul 2000 06:09:49 GMT
Hello,

I've been encountering a problem using Jikes on NT
(ie. by setting the "build.compiler" property = "jikes")

First,
It's not a simple matter of setting just this property; one
has to add the run-time library to the classpath as Jikes,
unlike javac, needs to know where to find it.

Second,
Jikes (version 1.11 on NT) hates spaces in the path to
the working directory.
I fixed this in my local copy by enclosing the parameter to the "-d"
argument to Jikes in the doJikesCompile() method, line 567:

        argList.addElement("\"" + destDir.getAbsolutePath() + "\"");


Third,
not specifically to do with this problem. The nightly snapshots
are empty zip files due to an error in the CVS committed code!

Please CC me on any replies.

Cheers,

Colin

Colin 't Hart               tel: +61 (03) 6223 1999
Systems Analyst             fax: +61 (03) 6223 1988
Geographic Business Systems
PO Box 844 SANDY BAY, Tasmania 7006


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