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From Christian Schaffner <chri...@users.sourceforge.net>
Subject Re: Problems compiling for jvm 1.1.x target with javac task
Date Thu, 03 Apr 2003 17:23:39 GMT
Hi Peter

On Donnerstag, April 3, 2003, at 05:37  Uhr, peter reilly wrote:

> You need to use the attribute target = "1.1" and not
> the attribute compiler.

Yes indeed! That solved it. Thanks so much! I almost gave up using the 
javac target. How could I miss that. The description is in the manual, 
but it could be a bit confusing to distinguish between compiler ant the 
target attribute.

Chris.

> Peter
> On Thursday 03 April 2003 17:27, Christian Schaffner wrote:
>> Hi
>>
>> (I am new to this list so please forgive me if this was already
>> answered.)
>>
>> We are developing a java applet and recently switched from make to ant
>> as building tool. The applet needs to be compatible with vanilla
>> w2k/ie5 installations, which means that the compiled java classes 
>> needs
>> to be compatible with the jvm 1.1.x.
>>
>> What I am trying to do is:
>>
>>
>>   <target name="compile" depends="init" description="compiles all 
>> source
>> files">
>>    <javac
>>     srcdir="${src}"
>>     destdir="${classes}"
>>     excludes="**/bak/,**/backup/"
>>     compiler= "classic"
>>
>>     <classpath><path refid="classpath.path"/></classpath>
>>    </javac>
>>   </target>
>>
>> but this gives:
>>
>>      [javac] This version of java does not support the classic 
>> compiler;
>> upgrading to modern
>>
>> and leads to classes not runnable in ie5 on w2k. This happens on all
>> MacOS X, Sparc Solaris and i686 Linux platforms all running java
>> 1.4.1_01.
>>
>> What am I doing wrong here? I searched the mailing list archives but
>> couldn't find any relevant information there.
>>
>> Thanks for any help!
>> Chris.
>>
>>
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