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From Stepan Mishura <stepan.mish...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [classlib] build / test system
Date Tue, 14 Feb 2006 09:14:54 GMT
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.

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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