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From Tim Ellison <t.p.elli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [general] Building on Fedora 10
Date Wed, 29 Apr 2009 08:13:20 GMT
Let me start by saying I'm not about to defend the myriad ways we have
of dealing with dependencies ... its a mess.  But here's my best guess.

Nathan Beyer wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 28, 2009 at 11:01 AM, Tim Ellison <t.p.ellison@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Andrew Myers wrote:
>>> Thanks Nathan.  That's moved me past that issue.  Now I'm getting:
>>> =====
>>> Missing dependency.  The file from:
>>> http://download.eclipse.org/eclipse/downloads/drops/R-3.4.2-200902111700/eclipse-JDT-3.3.zip
>>> should be downloaded (extracted) to:
>>> /home/andrew/projects/harmony/common_resources/depends/jars/eclipse-JDT-3.3/jdi.jar
>> <snip>
>>> I think I have fixed that by making the following change to
>>> working_jdktools/make/depends.properties
>> Yep, that's right.
>> [sidebar | grumble about why we have two different depends references to
>> EJC]
> What is the full JDT download for? The individual ecj JAR is what's
> used by the jdktools, isn't it?

Yes, my mistake.  The ECJ jar doesn't come from this JDT download.  From
what I can tell it is used to extract the JDI jar files (which are not
available from Eclipse as a separate download AFAIK).

Why we don't just download JDT and pick out what we need from there is a


>> I've committed this fix to the repository at r769442.
>> [sidebar | Hudson didn't fail because the old ECJ 3.3 directory is still
>> left in the workspace]
>>> But now it's tripping up at the icu stuff.  I'll look at that next :-)
>> Please post the problem to the list and we can help you get working.
>> Regards,
>> Tim

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