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From "Steve Loughran" <stev...@iseran.com>
Subject Re: jspc and magic compiler attribute
Date Thu, 07 Mar 2002 20:10:53 GMT
Costin,

I must have added some confusion here. The compiler property I was talking
about was which 'JSP to Java compiler', not Java to bytecode. See the
current jspc man page for how we expect people to use it


----- Original Message -----
From: <costinm@covalent.net>
To: "Ant Developers List" <ant-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Thursday, March 07, 2002 08:37
Subject: Re: jspc and magic compiler attribute


> On Thu, 7 Mar 2002, Steve Loughran wrote:
>
> > <jspc> has a magic compiler property, jsp.compiler, though with only one
> > implementation it is unimportant right now
>
> Not sure which magic property you are talking about - in jasper
> there is one and it has 2 implementations ( the second is a jikes plugin).
>
> > 1. Should this task have a magic compiler property, or should it be with
a
> > compiler attribute as well/instead
> > (me: +1)
>
> Attribute, but better nothing - use <javac> task, don't rely on
> jasper.
>
> > 2. if there is a compiler attribute, can we pull the magic property
> > completely
> > (me: +1)
>
> +1. See previous.
>
> > Probablility of anyone using this property is in the nearly zero
category;
> > it was in there as the tasks were based on javac...
>
> The jasper jikes task is used - I use it all the time. In 3.3 we even
> have code to automatically detect if jikes is present and use it
> if it is ( fall back if not, see JspInterceptor ).
>
> Costin
>
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