Bug 4785 - use .java -> .class -> .jar -> .a to build frysk?
Summary: use .java -> .class -> .jar -> .a to build frysk?
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: frysk
Classification: Unclassified
Component: general (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
: P2 normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Unassigned
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Blocks: 2235
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Reported: 2007-07-12 14:03 UTC by Andrew Cagney
Modified: 2007-07-12 14:03 UTC (History)
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Description Andrew Cagney 2007-07-12 14:03:38 UTC
At present frysk uses the path:

  .java -> .o -> .a

to build its native code.  This was forced by a number of problems with older
java compilers mis-compiling, mis-re-building, and/or messing up errors when the
more traditional .java -> .class route was taken.  The .java -> .o route proved
far more robust.

Unfortunatly, now with Fedora 7++, the compiler is tuned more for the bulk
.java->.class route so switching to that will improve the F7 build experience.

On RHEL 4, just the ability to scratch build is needed.