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From Robert Leftwich <>
Subject RE: Newbie question
Date Mon, 30 Apr 2001 19:38:46 GMT
At 11:06 AM 30-04-01 -0400, Pinar Bicioglu wrote:
>I believe that all you need to do specify the property tag for
>"buil.compiler". And the value should be "modern".

Unless you are using Jikes to actually compile the files - which I am. Any 
other ideas ?



>-----Original Message-----
>From: Robert Leftwich []
>Sent: Sunday, April 29, 2001 9:40 PM
>Subject: Newbie question
>I have a newbie question that I cannot find the answer to in the doco or
>the archive.
>I want to ensure that a project is only built under jdk1.3. I can see
>several options :
>a) Use a batch file/shell script file to control the build that sets the
>values appropriately - but this requires that everybody always uses that
>mechanism to run the build which you cannot ensure.
>b) Fail the build if JAVA_HOME or is not correct - but the
>only way I can find to do that is to write a script
>(javascript/netrexx/etc) that checks the value and adds a target (or
>enables a target) that does the fail - this seems overly complex.
>c) Force the setting of JAVA_HOME to the appropriate place in the build
>file - but I can't find a way to do this that is global in nature.
>As this is a simple task I am sure there is something I am missing, hence
>this email.
>Thanks in advance

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