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From Sebastian Redl <>
Subject Re: Ant 1.6.2 failing to bootstrap
Date Sat, 16 Oct 2004 14:24:45 GMT
Christian Ashby wrote:

>> Bottom line: I'm out of ideas what could cause the problem. Everything,
>> everyone but Ant finds the compiler. Ant doesn't.
>> Could there be any ClassLoader issues?
> First check. Does 'java-config -Jc' give you the correct output 
> (should be location of java, and then that of javac' ?
> If not, try unmerging & remerging the JDK, or using the Sun 1.4.2 JDK 
> (at least to test) instead.

Gives me correct output, except that the java it refers to is not in the 
jre subdirectory. But since both exist...

I've managed to get ant-core to compile by manually forcing ant to use 
extJavac as compiler, but that's no long-term solution, as it would mean 
manually doing every ebuild that uses Java.
Unless there is a way of globally setting the build.compiler property of 

Sebastian Redl

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