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From "Alexei Fedotov" <alexei.fedo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: harmony-demo-1 for GSoC 2008
Date Thu, 13 Mar 2008 17:04:42 GMT
>  is it nt compatible wit 1.70?
Forgive my rumbling: the further you are from the tested
configuration, the more problems you have to solve.


On Thu, Mar 13, 2008 at 7:10 PM, Tharindu Mathew <mccloud35@gmail.com> wrote:
> ant -version
>  Apache Ant version 1.7.0 compiled on August 29 2007
>
>  is it nt compatible wit 1.70?
>
>  On Thu, Mar 13, 2008 at 9:28 PM, Alexei Fedotov <alexei.fedotov@gmail.com>
>
>
> wrote:
>
>  > Tharindu,
>  >
>  > Could you please check ant version? Should be
>  >
>  > $ ant -version
>  > Apache Ant version 1.6.5 compiled on June 2 2005
>  >
>  > Thanks!
>  >
>  > On Thu, Mar 13, 2008 at 6:55 PM, Tharindu Mathew <mccloud35@gmail.com>
>  > wrote:
>  > > A small problem occurred  when I tried to build from the source.
>  > >
>  > >  fetch-classlib-libs:
>  > >
>  > >  BUILD FAILED
>  > >  /home/mackie/harmony/build.xml:358: The following error occurred while
>  > >  executing this line:
>  > >  /home/mackie/harmony/build.xml:366: The following error occurred while
>  > >  executing this line:
>  > >  /home/mackie/harmony/working_classlib/build.xml:74: The following error
>  > >  occurred while executing this line:
>  > >  /home/mackie/harmony/working_classlib/make/properties.xml:530: The
>  > following
>  > >  error occurred while executing this line:
>  > >  /home/mackie/harmony/working_classlib/make/properties.xml:519: No
>  > supported
>  > >  regular expression matcher found: java.lang.ClassNotFoundException:
>  > >  org.apache.tools.ant.util.regexp.Jdk14RegexpRegexp
>  > >
>  > >  How do I resolve this? I'm used to using maven2 rather than ant. So I'm
>  > a
>  > >  bit unfamiliar on what to do. I used "ant -Dauto.fetch=true" as the
>  > >  execution command.
>  > >
>  > >
>  > >  On Thu, Mar 13, 2008 at 4:00 PM, Alexei Fedotov <
>  > alexei.fedotov@gmail.com>
>  > >  wrote:
>  > >
>  > >
>  > >
>  > >  > Hello Tharindu,
>  > >  >
>  > >  > I don't think that the project requires any skills in game
>  > >  > development. The FreeCol seems to work on Sun. I have checked that
>  > Sun
>  > >  > shows the first menu which Harmony cannot. This means that most code
>  > >  > changes are suspected to be in Harmony. From the other side getting
>  > >  > familiar with FreeCol and AWT sources and architecture might be a
>  > good
>  > >  > start for a game developer.
>  > >  >
>  > >  > As the first step I would recommend getting Harmony sources and
>  > >  > FreeCol jar from Internet, build the sources [1], try to launch
>  > >  > System.out.println("Hello World"), then launch FreeCol and reproduce
>  > >  > the error. If you succeed, you have a good chance to have enough
>  > >  > skills to succeed with the whole task as well.
>  > >  >
>  > >  > BTW, you may have noticed that the other my task (harmony-gc-5) is to
>  > >  > improve Parrot efficiency by means of XFL garbage collector [2], in
>  > >  > other words, the efficiency of Lua scripts which are run by Parrot
>  > VM.
>  > >  > And Lua is used for scripting in many games such as World of
>  > Warcraft.
>  > >  > :-)
>  > >  >
>  > >  > [1] http://harmony.apache.org/quickhelp_contributors.html
>  > >  > [2]
>  > >  >
>  > >  > On Thu, Mar 13, 2008 at 11:35 AM, Tharindu Mathew <
>  > mccloud35@gmail.com>
>  > >  > wrote:
>  > >  > > Hi everyone,
>  > >  > >
>  > >  > >  I'm a campus student who liked to know more about the harmony
demo
>  > 1
>  > >  > project
>  > >  > >  you've listen on the wiki.  I have some experience in Java but
I
>  > don't
>  > >  > have
>  > >  > >  any when it comes to game development.
>  > >  > >
>  > >  > >  I'd like to learn to get into game dev. And I could do that
>  > through
>  > >  > making
>  > >  > >  FreeCol playable in Harmony. Is prior gaming dev knowledge
>  > required for
>  > >  > >  this? What do you recommend?
>  > >  > >
>  > >  > >
>  > >  > >  --
>  > >  > >  Regards,
>  > >  > >
>  > >  > >  Tharindu
>  > >  > >
>  > >  >
>  > >  >
>  > >  >
>  > >  > --
>  > >  > With best regards,
>  > >  > Alexei
>  > >  >
>  > >
>  > >
>  > >
>  > >  --
>  > >  Regards,
>  > >
>  > >  Tharindu
>  > >
>  >
>  >
>  >
>  > --
>  > With best regards,
>  > Alexei
>  >
>
>
>
>  --
>  Regards,
>
>  Tharindu
>



-- 
With best regards,
Alexei

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