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From Stefano Mazzocchi <>
Subject Weird problem with JDK 1.4 on win32
Date Wed, 20 Feb 2002 22:47:46 GMT
I just compiled the fresh CVS and I got a bunch of compilation errors
such as

class org.apache.cocoon.components.language.markup.xsp.EsqlConnection
be declared abstract. It does not define void setHoldability(int) from
interface java.sql.Connection.
    [javac] public class EsqlConnection implements Connection {
    [javac]              ^

and so on.

The ant task should be turning that code into comments if JDBC3 is not

Now, if you install JDK 1.4 on windows, it copies java.exe and javaw.exe
in your %WINDOWS_SYSTEM% directory (c:\winnt\system32 on my machine).

But i wanted to use JDK 1.3.1 to compile Cocoon so I updated my profile
to have the JAVA_HOME and PATH set up correctly.

The problem seems to be that Ant calls and the JDK 1.4
java.exe is picked up, no matter what PATH definition you have.

So, the JVM that runs ant is JDK 1.3, but the one used to check
availability of JDBC3 is JDK 1.4, thus the problem.

Deleting java.exe and javaw.exe from /winnt/system32 resolved the

Stefano Mazzocchi      One must still have chaos in oneself to be
                          able to give birth to a dancing star.
<>                             Friedrich Nietzsche

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