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From "Daniel Wilson (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Updated: (PDFBOX-675) Upgrade .Net build to use IKVM version 0.42
Date Thu, 08 Apr 2010 17:39:36 GMT

     [ https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/PDFBOX-675?page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:all-tabpanel

Daniel Wilson updated PDFBOX-675:

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> Upgrade .Net build to use IKVM version 0.42 
> --------------------------------------------
>                 Key: PDFBOX-675
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/PDFBOX-675
>             Project: PDFBox
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>            Reporter: Daniel Wilson
>            Assignee: Daniel Wilson
>            Priority: Minor
>             Fix For: 1.2.0
> The current .Net build script (ant build.NET) is for IKVM 0.38, released 15 months ago.
> Since that time, IKVM has grown to support a larger portion of the Java object model.
 I am currently investigating the possibility of improved font support, as our IKVM-compiled
version crashes if PDType1CFont.prepareAWTFont is called.
> The downside of the upgrade will be loss of support for the .Net 1.1 Framework.  In my
opinion, that is not a big deal as very few projects still rely on it.
> I welcome opinions before committing any changes.

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