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From (Dirk V. Schesmer)
Subject Re: Error: Cannot use classic compiler
Date Thu, 15 Aug 2002 20:33:10 GMT
I have the same problem as you have when using Sun JDK 1.4.1 and Ant
1.4 or 1.5.
When I use JSK1.3.x instead, it works! I posted the same question
yesterday, but did not yet receive an answer.


Eric Astor schrieb:
> I'm trying to run my first build script under ant. The
> error message that is returned is as follows:
> Cannot use classic compiler, as it is not available. A
> common solution is to set the environment variable
> JAVA_HOME to your jdk directory.
> I've verified that JAVA_HOME is set correctly, that the
> ext directory of my JRE subdirectory under my jdk1.3.1_04
> is empty, and that tools.jar is on both my classpath and
> ant's generated classpath. Nothing seems to get rid of
> this error. Any ideas?
> Thanks,
> Eric Astor

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