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From Tim Ellison <t.p.elli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [classlib] Switching to a 5.0 compiler
Date Wed, 05 Apr 2006 14:52:32 GMT
Yes, that would work.

Regards,
Tim

Etienne Gagnon wrote:
> Tim Ellison wrote:
>> my point is that we could hack the Eclipse batch compiler to make it do
>> something it is not meant to do (source=1.5 target=1.4).  If we get
>> burnt then we'll have nobody to complain to ;-)
>> ...
>> As it stands we have no option to use the Eclipse batch compiler
>> (without tweaking it and therefore I assume bringing a modified JAR into
>> our SVN for people to use etc. -- yuk!)
> 
> Wouldn't the following be sufficient:
> 
> 1- Put the (probably very small) patch in our repository.
> 2- Update make/depends.xml to fetch eclipse sources.
> 3- Update the build procedures to apply the patch and build/rebuild
>    eclipse when necessary.
> =>
> 
> * Very small increase in repository
> * Longer *initial* build, but no change to next ones.
> * We have 2 compilers: Eclipse & Sun => Geir's condition is satisfied
> 
> :-)
> 
> Etienne
> 

-- 

Tim Ellison (t.p.ellison@gmail.com)
IBM Java technology centre, UK.

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