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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: Problems with the current bootstrap process
Date Tue, 30 Jan 2001 07:32:28 GMT
Peter Donald <> wrote:

> Nope not working except in very rare situations. Guess why ?
> is compiled in bootstrap phase rather than in actual
> compile phase ;) Doh !!  Cheers,

Yep, figured that out myself tonight.

It becomes even more difficult in that the Constants.class with
unaltered @VERSION@ and @DATE@ will be part of the ant.jar doing the
bootstrap (and therefore is in the CLASSPATH of the javac task even
before build/classes).


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