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From "Peter Reilly" <peter.kitt.rei...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Update [was Re: weblogic rmic]
Date Wed, 07 Nov 2007 09:08:29 GMT
We do not need a vote for this.
I think that you should just remove the test and document.

Peter

On 11/7/07, Kev Jackson <foamdino@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> > or we have a vote.
> >
> > One thing is clear: weblogic rmic was broken on ant1.7.0. nobody noticed.
>
>
> Well I've just tested with Ant 1.6.5 (from svn), and I get exactly the
> same error:
>
>       [rmic] RemoteTimestampImpl must be a remote interface
> implementation and should exist in the classpath
>
> The classpath is fine (and the code works perfectly with compiler="sun")
>
> This is the showstopper for an alpha release right now.
>
> This email from 2001 (Ant 1.4) exhibits the exact same behaviour:
>
> http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/ant-user/200106.mbox/%3CFD5A602E96DCD211BC5100A0C9E57F3F047EE2C2@tfsmamsg8.tfn.com%3E
>
> Namely, the weblogic rmic task requires a global CLASSPATH to be set.  I
> added a CLASSPATH var and all of a sudden the error disappeared.  I'm
> still not sure it works as I was expecting a WL_stub.class to appear in
> the output directory, but the error went away.
>
> Since this problem seems to have been around for 6+ years now, I vote
> that we switch off these unit tests and move on.
>
> [Vote] WebLogic Rmic tool sucks so:
> [X] enough already, we need ant 1.7.1 released regardless of crappy 3rd
> party tools that have never worked properly (update docs to point out
> weblogic rmic glaring incompatibilities with ant, switch off the unit
> test to get a clean build)
>
> [ ] no lets bang our heads against a brick wall for a few more years
> trying to fix this junk
>
> Thanks,
> Kev
>
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