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From Peter Donald <dona...@apache.org>
Subject Re: sun.tools.javac.Main will be removed from JDK1.4
Date Sat, 21 Jul 2001 00:58:17 GMT
On Sat, 21 Jul 2001 07:42, Sam Ruby wrote:
> Craig R. McClanahan wrote:
> > An additional note of interest to Ant developers - there is evidence that
> > running the compiler (either old or new) leaves a fair amount of cruft
> > lying around in static variables, after the compile has completed. The
> > recommended solution is to load the compiler itself in its own class
> > loader, so that you can throw it all away afterwards.  That's the
>
> approach
>
> > we'll take when modifying Jasper.
>
> Would there be a value in a commons-javac?  Several Apache projects seem to
> have need for this function...

It may be useful to include the people in javax_compiler list ;)

Cheers,

Pete

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