R8B PRE-RELEASES

Kent Boortz <>
Fri Sep 28 00:19:53 CEST 2001


> I tried compiling the latest snapshot for FreeBSD 4.4, without much luck.

Sorry about that. We build and test daily using FreeBSD 4.1.1.

> I have guavac for my Java compiler.  ./configure seems to detect that.
> But the makefile does not honour it, it fails because 'javac' is not
> found.  I tried making 'javac' a symlink to 'guavac' but then it complains
> that 'lang/Object' is not found in the classpath.  Can guavac be used?

Sun JDK is "free" so it has not been high priority to test the system
using other java platforms.

> I'd disable the JInterface part of the build but neither the README file
> nor ./configure --help explains how to do that.

You can do

 % ./configure
 % touch lib/jinterface/SKIP
 % touch lib/ic/java_src/SKIP
 % touch lib/orber/java_src/SKIP
 % touch lib/mnesia_session/examples/person/java_session/SKIP
 % gmake

kent



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