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From Jarek Gawor <>
Subject Re: windows build problem with trunk Plugins, BVal :: Core
Date Fri, 15 Oct 2010 03:21:46 GMT
On Thu, Oct 14, 2010 at 11:14 PM, Kevan Miller <> wrote:
> On Oct 14, 2010, at 7:48 PM, Ted Kirby wrote:
>> Thanks Shawn and Janet.  I switched to Sun JDK, and not only got by
>> this problem, but, after a couple others, I got a successful build!
>> WooHoo!
>> I was getting the error with JRE 1.6.0 IBM Windows 32 build
>> pwi3260sr7-20091217_01 (SR7).  Do we support building only with Sun
>> JDK?
> Umm. No. I can't think why we'd say that. Would seem there are two possibilities:
> 1) IBM JDK has more strict validation and we should fix our source (I'm not sure if Shawn
and Janet are using Sun or IBM JDK), or
> 2) There's a compiler bug
> Google 'inconvertible types' and you'll get a number of hits for compiler bugs in this
area. Your IBM JDK is nearly a year old. I'd guess there's a decent chance that upgrading
would fix your problem.

Just tried building trunk with IBM SDK. You'll definitely need SR8.
You'll get inconvertible type error with SR7.


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