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From Antoine Levy-Lambert <anto...@gmx.de>
Subject Re: Using Ant with older Java versions
Date Thu, 26 Oct 2006 03:07:23 GMT
Hello Wayne,
you need to set both executable and fork="true"
Regards,
Antoine

Wayne Cannon wrote:
> True, it's just a warning, however, I've found that if you don't
> eliminate 100% of the warnings (and not just by suppressing warnings),
> meaningful warnings are missed that should result in code changes.
>
> I suspect "executable" is what I'm looking for, but when I set it to
> the Java 1.3.1_18 JDK, it begins to complain that "-source" is an
> invalid command line parameter -- as though my <javac> task is not
> compatible with Java 1.3.  I'll look into it more tomorrow.
>
> Thanks to all,
> --Wayne
>
>
> Scot P. Floess wrote:
>> I think its just a warning...not that it doesn't compile.  I tried it
>> on my machine (which has JDK 1.5.0_08 installed) and it did compile...
>>
>> David Jones wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> Source and target define what compatibility to use, not which JDK is
>>> being
>>> used. So 1.5 probably just will not allow that to compile. However, you
>>> could tell it to use a different JDK (1.3), using the executable
>>> option, and
>>> then it would actually be compiling with that version of java.
>>>
>>> That would be my suggestion, rather than trying to for 1.5 to work
>>> with your
>>> 1.3 code.
>>>
>>> __David
>>>
>>>  -source <release>          Provide source compatibility with
>>> specified release
>>>  -target <release>          Generate class files for specific VM
>>> version
>>>
>>>         executable="/opt/java/jdk1.1/bin/javac"
>>>>
>>>> On 10/25/06, Wayne Cannon <wcannon@turinnetworks.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> I'm attempting to convert a Java 1.3project to Ant that has an
>>>> attribute
>>>> named "enum" (Java 1.3 did not have an Enum class) -- "Enumeration
>>>> enum;".  ...
>>


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