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From Endre StĂžlsvik <En...@Stolsvik.com>
Subject Re: sun.tools.javac.Main will be removed from JDK1.4
Date Mon, 23 Jul 2001 09:52:49 GMT
On Fri, 20 Jul 2001, Craig R. McClanahan wrote:

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|
| On Fri, 20 Jul 2001, Sam Ruby wrote:
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| > Craig R. McClanahan wrote:
| > >
| > > An additional note of interest to Ant developers - there is evidence that
| > > running the compiler (either old or new) leaves a fair amount of cruft
| > > lying around in static variables, after the compile has completed. The
| > > recommended solution is to load the compiler itself in its own class
| > > loader, so that you can throw it all away afterwards.  That's the
| > approach
| > > we'll take when modifying Jasper.
| >
| > Would there be a value in a commons-javac?  Several Apache projects seem to
| > have need for this function...
| >
|
| That would be an interesting approach, but also a non-trivial amount of
| work.  Any compiler hackers out there?

Isn't Jikes some kind of open source? Wouldn't it be possible to port that
thing to Java? And wouldn't it run about 5-700 times faster than javac
anyway then? (Now _that_ would be _really_ cool, ai?)


-- 
Mvh,
Endre


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