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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [general] creation of "jdktools"
Date Tue, 03 Oct 2006 19:48:24 GMT
yep, that's the plan.   And once we have that, we can simplify the 
launcher as well...

Tim Ellison wrote:
> +1 for creating a jdktools directory.  The dependency on the classlib
> launcher should be relatively light if we go with a simple tools
> launcher that rewrites the tool invocation into a generic launcher
> invocation.  You may recall the idea was discussed a while ago.
> 
> So, for example,
>   jdk/bin/javac -source 1.5 -J-Xmx200M  FooBar
> is rewritten to
>   jdk/jre/bin/java -cp jdk/lib/tools.jar;jdk/lib/ecj.jar -Xmx200M
> org.apache.harmony.tools.javac.Main -source 1.5 FooBar
> 
> and so on.
> 
> Regards,
> Tim
> 
> Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
>> Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
>>> Now that we have javac, javah, javap (if Tim votes ;) and keytool, I'd
>>> like to organize these and add them to the next snapshot.
>> My bad - the javap isn't being voted on yet.  I was thinking of the jdwp
>> vote... sorry
>>
>>> So I propose adding a new top-level directory called "jdktools" (and
>>> rename "tools" to "project_tools") and create a build target that -
>>> with a  dependency on classlib for the launcher - creates the 'stuff'
>>> needed to fill into the JDK.
>>>
>>> Any comments?
>>>
>>> geir
>>>
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