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From Alessio Stalla <>
Subject Re: a new joint compiler
Date Tue, 23 Feb 2016 13:11:59 GMT
Then it is a bootstrapping issue. You can solve it either using an older
binary version of Groovy to build the new version of Groovy, or writing
enough of a Groovy interpreter in Java that you can build your compiler
with it.

On 23 February 2016 at 12:47, Jochen Theodorou <> wrote:

> On 23.02.2016 11:03, Alessio Stalla wrote:
>> Why is it hard to add to the build? Is it a bootstrapping issue?
> right now we have 2 steps, build the compiler, then use the new compiler
> to build tests and runtime as well as modules. Since I need part of the
> runtime for the compiler in my case, it cannot work like this, unless
> enough of the runtime is Java to run the parts of the new compiler I am
> using. This should be the case, but can be trouble in the future.
> bye Jochen

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