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From Pedro Giffuni <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [CODE] Is main/filter/source/config/tools/merge/pyAltFCFGMerge really needed
Date Fri, 23 Mar 2012 15:27:43 GMT
On 03/23/12 10:23, Oliver-Rainer Wittmann wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On my work on the LICENSE and NOTICE files I stumble over file
> main/filter/source/config/tools/merge/pyAltFCFGMerge
>
> I am not sure, if we really need this file:
> - A look into its usage in 
> main/filter/source/config/fragments/makefile.mk reveals that it is 
> only needed, if we are building without Java.
>
> As far as I know Java is a build prerequisite. Or am I wrong here?
> If it is a build prerequisite, then we can get rid of this file.
>
> I had build on Windows 7 and Ubuntu and had to install Java for it.
>
> Does somebody had experience on certain platforms building without Java?
>
>

FWIW, there is a configure option to disable java but it's broken:
attempting to use it breaks the build in ant.

Pedro.

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