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From Brad Neuberg <>
Subject Re: Does Tomcat 5.5 support jikes?
Date Fri, 03 Dec 2004 00:12:17 GMT
I remember I tried to get Tomcat to use Jikes and I followed the 
instructions (i.e. setting the correct parameters in conf/web.xml, there is 
a jikes parameter), but I had the sneaking suspicion it was ignored. :(

At 01:58 PM 12/2/2004, you wrote:
>This isn't fun:
>>   <!-- If you wish to use Jikes to compile JSP 
>> pages:                       -->
>>   <!--   Set the init parameter "compiler" to "jikes".
>>Define              -->
>>   <!--   the property "-Dbuild.compiler.emacs=true" when starting 
>> Tomcat    -->
>>   <!--   by adding the above to your CATALINA_OPTS environment 
>> variable.    -->
>>   <!--   If you get an error reporting that jikes can't use UTF8 
>> encoding,  -->
>>   <!--   try setting the init parameter "javaEncoding" to 
>> "ISO-8859-1".     -->
>But I follow these instructions (as I did with Tomcat 5.0) and Tomcat 5.5 
>STILL uses jdtool!
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