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From Gábor Lipták <gaborlip...@usa.net>
Subject Re: proposed patch for ant to use xerces/jaxp
Date Mon, 16 Oct 2000 14:19:08 GMT
The reason I would still think you may want to consider using xerces.jar,
that it comes with a newer (latest?) version of the org.w3c classes. The Sun
reference implementation uses an older version of the org.w3c classes,
making the binary ant build harder to use to build XML related projects
(including xerces :)

----- Original Message -----
From: "Stefan Bodewig" <bodewig@bost.de>
To: <ant-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Monday, October 16, 2000 2:16 AM
Subject: Re: proposed patch for ant to use xerces/jaxp


> >>>>> "GL" == Gábor Lipták <gaborliptak@usa.net> writes:
>
>  GL> At the same time maybe lib/jaxp.jar and lib/xerces.jar could be
>  GL> checked into CVS to make bootstrap.sh standalone.
>
> I thought xerces doesn't even need jaxp.jar ...
>
> Hmm, anyway. We want to give the user the choice which parser to use -
> and ship our release builds with Sun's reference implementation
> because it is much smaller - so I wouldn't recommend applying your
> patch.
>
> If you are building Ant from CVS you should have read the "How to
> build" section and installed whichever parser you prefer anyway.
>
> Stefan


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