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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [gump] Gump running on Harmony!!
Date Wed, 15 Nov 2006 19:42:06 GMT


Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:
> Tim Ellison wrote:
>> Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:
>>> The first problem is the lack of "javac" that bootstrap-ant requires.
>> Can you clarify what 'bootstrap-ant' requires?  Is it running an Ant
>> <javac> task, or compiling Ant source with javac.exe?  I was assuming
>> the latter.
> 
> bootstrap-ant is a script that builds ant without ant, so it requires
> having the javac executable available.
> 
> I could cheat and symlink jikes to it, but I don't want to do that: Gump
> is an indicator of what people use in real life and this is the first
> sign that harmony needs a javac command in order to proceed in real-life
> usefulness and I want to keep that signal clear.

We know :)

> 
> So, if you are curious to see what's the next roadblock, I suggest that
> one of you starts coding a javac wrapper for ecj (or anything else that
> would do the job, I don't care) ;-)

We have one somewhere...

> 

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