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From Christian Heimes <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release PyLucene 2.9.3-1 and 3.0.2-1
Date Tue, 22 Jun 2010 16:47:24 GMT
Am 22.06.2010 17:42, schrieb Andi Vajda:
> The issue has to do with the fact that PyLucene 2.9.3 is built with generics 
> support turned off (passing --no-generics to jcc) by default since Lucene 
> 2.9.3 makes no use of generics and is thus supported with Java 1.4 as well.
> If you --import lucene built with --no-generics you also must use 
> --no-generics when building bobo.
> You can also change PyLucene 2.9.3's Makefile to not use --no-generics or 
> switch to PyLucene 3.0.2 which uses Lucene 3.0.2, a version of Lucene that 
> requires Java 1.5 and uses generics.

Ah! :)

The thing is, bobo browse needs generic support for some features. Our
test cases fail when I compile bobo browse without generics. Could you
make the option --no-generics a make variable? Something like

JCC_ARGS = "--no-generics"

GENERATE=$(JCC) $(foreach jar,$(JARS),--jar $(jar)) \
           $(JCC_ARGS) \
           --package java.lang java.lang.System \
                               java.lang.Runtime \

This way I'm able to overwrite the option with a simple make argument
instead of patching the Makefile. It might be wise to remove the default
"--no-generics" to keep 2.9.3 compatible with 2.9.2. The option is a new


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