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From Geir Magnusson Jr <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [classlib] build / test system
Date Tue, 14 Feb 2006 12:14:48 GMT
Yah, that or just fetch from ibiblio or -ish dynamically.  I hate 
connecting anything to ibiblio because it's so painfully slow at times...

But I do want to establish precise versions for things - keeps the "what 
was on your classpath" problems to a bare minimum.


Stepan Mishura wrote:
> If redistributing Eclipse's jars is not an issue then I think it would be
> good to put them to SVN and set up the ant build script accordingly. This
> will simplify build process.
> Also this can be applied, for example, to BC provider jar - we'll avoid
> questions like: which version of BC did you use? Everybody will use jar that
> is distributed with Harmony code base and is used to test it.
> Thanks,
> Stepan Mishura
> Intel Middleware Products Division
> On 2/13/06, Geir Magnusson Jr <geir@pobox.com> wrote:
>> I'm dorking around with some ant scripts for doing a complete unit test
>> run over all modules.
>> After some pondering, I'd like to have us eat our own dogfood (ok,
>> Eclipse's dogfood) and start doing everything that we can using the
>> eclipse java compiler, with the goal of self-hosting at some point with
>> a javac.exe that uses it.
>> So to that end, I'd like to set things up so that by default, we use the
>> eclipse compiler, but that means that people have to go through a
>> [painful] process to get the jars (2 of them) - namely if you don't have
>> Eclipse installed, you have to go get it and dig two jars out.
>> I'd like to set things up so we don't have to put in ant/lib to make it
>> less intrusive to people - we could have a local lib dir and do that
>> maybe.
>> Anyway, anyone have strong feelings or suggestions?
>> geir

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