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From "Mark Hindess" <mark.hind...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: running builds on classlib (was: Re: [jira] Commented: (HARMONY-116) strange exec behaviour with harmony vme/classlib)
Date Thu, 02 Mar 2006 21:32:21 GMT
On 02/03/06, Tim Ellison <t.p.ellison@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Mark Hindess wrote:
> >
> > On 02/03/06, Tim Ellison <t.p.ellison@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> The build now completes with the Eclipse compiler.
> >> Great, so are the classlib builds now running on the classlib code +
> >> eclipse compiler + IBM VME?
> >
> > Yes!  So now I'm hoping to change our internal builds to:
>
> So that's ant & the eclipse compiler running on Harmony classlib, but
> presumably continuum itself is still running on a 'regular' jdk?

At the moment, but I'm planning to try continuum on Harmony + IBM VME
again tomorrow.  It was previously failing with an error that looked
very much like another instance of this exec problem.

> >   1) Build with IBM jdk.
> >   2) Build with the resulting Harmony classlib + eclipse compiler + IBM VME
>
> Why not just build using the latest classlib snapshot?  What does (1)
> get you?   (mmm, dog food).

1) is doing what most people coming to the project will try first so
it's nice if it works.
2) is dog food.

Granted it's unlikely that we'd break 1 without breaking 2 but
diversity never a bad thing IMHO.

> > which might break things more often....
>
> You're all a bunch of pessimists at the moment ;-)

What do you mean at the moment? ;-)

Regards,
 Mark.

--
Mark Hindess <mark.hindess@googlemail.com>
IBM Java Technology Centre, UK.

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