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From reno <reno.rkc...@free.fr>
Subject Re: Need help with jdk1.6.0_11 build
Date Fri, 02 Apr 2010 10:31:54 GMT
Greg,

it's better to set the bootclasspath for different jdks 
(cross-compilation) than changing $JAVA_HOME
http://java.sun.com/javase/6/docs/technotes/tools/windows/javac.html#crosscomp-example
:-)

S.
> JDK 1.6.0u11can be found here:
> http://java.sun.com/products/archive/j2se/6u11/index.html
>
> It is possible to run Ant with a particular version of Java (using JAVA_HOME
> or other) and then use "fork" in javac to specify an alternative version of
> the Java compiler for the build.
>
> The documentation of the javac task shows you how to do this:
> http://ant.apache.org/manual/CoreTasks/javac.html
>
>
>
>
> On Fri, Apr 2, 2010 at 1:15 AM, Shilpa Kulkarni <shilpayk@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>   
>> Corrected subject for the post below.
>>
>> On Thu, Apr 1, 2010 at 5:13 PM, Shilpa Kulkarni <shilpayk@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>     
>>> Hi Everyone,
>>>
>>> Just joined the ant mailing list. I am working on getting a build system
>>> set up. It needs to  produce jdk 1.6.11 binaries. I see following
>>>       
>> options:
>>     
>>> Option 1: Install jdk 1.6.0_11 on the build machine. So ant scripts will
>>> use it by default. Problem: Not finding this version on web to download.
>>>
>>> Option 2: Set build.compiler property to javac1.6. Problem: Here I do not
>>> have the precision to specify 1.6.0_11. Not sure whether it will really
>>> matter. Does anyone think it will matter?
>>>
>>> Option 3: Do not set build.compiler property. Instead specify
>>>       
>> target="1.6"
>>     
>>> to javac1.6. Problem: Again I do not have the precision to specify
>>>       
>> 1.6.0_11.
>>     
>>> The build machine is dedicated for one project & will always use same
>>> compiler version for all its builds. In this case is option 2 better than
>>>       
>> 3?
>>     
>>> Is Option1 possible? Can someone help me get this jdk version please?
>>>
>>> Shilpa
>>>
>>>
>>>       
>
>   



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