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From Brian McCallister <mccallis...@forthillcompany.com>
Subject Re: Antlr 2.7.2 a bit fat file.
Date Fri, 09 Jan 2004 13:03:13 GMT
I recently learned about GenJar ( http://genjar.sourceforge.net/ ) 
which might do the trick, though I hate to custom package a 3rd party 
tool.

-Brian

On Jan 9, 2004, at 2:44 AM, Thomas Dudziak wrote:

> On Thu, 8 Jan 2004, Antonio Gallardo wrote:
>
>> Hi:
>>
>> I recently updated OJB from the CVS. The new antlr 2.7.2 file is near 
>> 5
>> times bigger than the old 2.7.1 file! Then I wonder how is this 
>> posible?
>
> Up to 2.7.1, Antlr was split into stuff for creating the lexer/parser, 
> and
> the runtime needed to execute the lexer/parser. Now these are combined
> into one jar.
>
>> Looking inside the new 2.7.2 file we can see some C and C# stuff 
>> inside.
>> My question is:
>>
>> For OJB purpose, did we need C or C# stuff at all?
>> Can we get this fat out of the antlr used in OJB?
>
> These are for creating c++/c# parsers, so they are not really required 
> (or
> used) in OJB.
>
>> Note: Since this file is needed at runtime I think people will 
>> welcome a
>> smaller antlr file.
>
> The problem is how to generate the jar that contains only the files 
> that
> are required at runtime. And 350K is not that big, is it ? (same as 
> log4j
> for instance).
>
> Tom
>
>
>
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