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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [build] Ensuring consistent build environment for releases
Date Thu, 23 Sep 2010 11:58:49 GMT
On 23 September 2010 12:17, Mark Hindess <mark.hindess@googlemail.com> wrote:
>
> I've been looking at:
>
>  https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HARMONY-6535
>
> and wondering about build processes particularly for releases.
>
> Some of you might have noticed (as I checked in my scripts recently[0]),
> that I try quite hard to ensure that the linux builds are built with a
> known environment.  In particular, these scripts do:
>
>  cat /tmp/build/*/common_resources/depends/jars/ecj_*/ecj-*.jar \
>      >/usr/share/ant/lib/ecj-harmony.jar
>
> to ensure that the version of ecj used during the build is the one
> defined by the harmony dependency downloads.
>
> I don't really have an equivalent clean process for windows and it looks
> like the version of ecj.jar on my windows build machine was a little
> older than the 3.5.1 that I used on Linux.  So this accounts for the
> differences described in the above JIRA.
>
> Obviously I've fixed my machine now and will try to make sure I check
> this before building release binaries in future.  However, I'd prefer a
> more robust solution.
>
> I'd be tempted to add a build time check to look at the ecj jar version
> that is available but there doesn't seem to be enough information in the
> ecj.jar manifests to do this.
>
> Anyone got any bright ideas?

I must be missing something here.

Can you not give the ecj jar a version-specific path name, and use
that in the classpath?

> Regards,
>  Mark.
>
> [0] https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/harmony/standard/tools/release
>
>

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