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From "John Morrison" <john.r.morri...@ntlworld.com>
Subject RE: [VOTE] Konstantin Piroumian as new Forrest committer
Date Tue, 21 May 2002 16:26:16 GMT
> From: Nicola Ken Barozzi [mailto:nicolaken@apache.org]
> From: "John Morrison" <john.r.morrison@ntlworld.com>
> > > From: Nicola Ken Barozzi [mailto:nicolaken@apache.org]
> > >
> > > From: "Morrison, John" <John.Morrison@uk.experian.com>
> > >
> > > > > From: Steven Noels [mailto:stevenn@outerthought.org]
> > > > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > > > From: Morrison, John [mailto:John.Morrison@uk.experian.com]
> > > > >
> > > > > > <shrug/> my aim was to get cygwin ssh & cvs working,
if you want
> it
> > > > > > available in other places...
> > > > > >
> > > > > > The one bug bear I do have is the ant cvs task.  It can't
> > > > > > correctly find
> > > > > > my cygwin cvs or use my ~/.cvspass because, by the time
> it reaches
> > > > > > Java all information about mount points have long gone.
>  I suppose
> > > > > > it would be possible to pass the information in from the
> > > > > shell script
> > > > > > but, the itch hasn't irritated me sufficiently.
> > > > >
> > > > > Duh... and I assume we will heavily depend on the CVS task
> > > > > once we start
> > > > > cross-building other project sites as well using Forrest.
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > > Then we'll have an itch to scratch :)
> > >
> > > I guess we'll have to make a new Ant task that uses the Netbeans CVS
> code.
> > >
> > > If someone volunteers, tell us.
> > > Otherwise, I'll see what I can do.
> >
> > I'm not sure that this would work either or, at least, completely.
> >
> > The main problem (for me) are mount points.  My ~/. is mounted
> > and therefore not available for Java to detect and use.
> >
> > I think the *absolutely* *best* option would be for [someone|SUN]
> > to compile the JDK 1.3.xx and 1.4 JVM's under cygwin - then
> > they would follow mount points *AND* symbolic links :)
> >
> > Any takers?  Anybody know SUN well?
>
> ;-))
>
> Maybe *this* is harder ;-)

Y'reckon? hehe.

There's another possiblity - looking at it now... Kaffe (www.kaffe.org)

J.


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