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From Peter Donald <dona...@apache.org>
Subject Re: fork javac
Date Sat, 30 Dec 2000 00:52:56 GMT
At 06:59  29/12/00 -0500, David Walend wrote:
>I'd guess that jikes calls System.exit(int) at some point, so it has to be
>run outside ant. But that would fix my problem...
>
>Does anyone know if jikes can do jdk1.3 code? (I plan to do some work
>with the Proxy kit, so will need jdk1.3 compatible binaries.) I couldn't
>find the answer at
>http://oss.software.ibm.com/developerworks/opensource/jikes/project/

Yep it works fine. Much more compliant and faster than other compilers
aswell. There is one negative (bugs if you are using certain debuggers) but
if that is not an issue go for it ;)

Cheers,

Pete

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