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From: Tom Tromey <>
To: Marcos Dione <>
Subject: Re: cannot build from srpm.
Date: Tue, 12 Aug 2003 18:09:00 -0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20030812141356.GF2137@sexy>

>>>>> "Marcos" == Marcos Dione <> writes:

Marcos>     'ant' patches? isn't gcj the patched one? or are both? I downloaded
Marcos> the srpm's (for ant and gcc-ssa) and I don't see anything big done to
Marcos> ant, but I see several patches (which I don't understand as I'm not
Marcos> familiar to gcj). hmmm, may be it's too big the changes to port it to
Marcos> debian :(

gcj isn't perfect; there are bugs in the front end and missing
packages and classes.  So sometimes we have to patch programs like ant
to work around this.

So, there are patches in ant to make it work, but also patches in gcj
to make it possible to compile eclipse with it.


  reply	other threads:[~2003-08-12 18:09 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-08-12 14:53 Marcos Dione
2003-08-12 16:06 ` Tom Tromey
2003-08-12 16:31   ` Marcos Dione
2003-08-12 16:34     ` Tom Tromey
2003-08-12 17:08       ` Marcos Dione
2003-08-12 18:09         ` Tom Tromey [this message]
2003-08-12 21:27         ` Jan Schulz

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