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From Peter Donald <>
Subject Re: Javac, Jikes and java 1.1-1.3
Date Wed, 15 Nov 2000 03:49:48 GMT
At 07:53  14/11/00 -0800, you wrote:
>on 11/14/2000 7:35 PM, "Sam Ruby/Raleigh/IBM" <> wrote:
>> I got Apache-Turbine-20001114.  It built clean on the first try with Jikes
>> v1.12 using the version of ant (v1.2) included in the Turbine tar ball.
>> I'm building on Win2K.
>> - Sam Ruby
>Hmm...ok, that is working on my box as well.
>So, then it is a problem with Jikes building with Kawa because Kawa simply
>passes the entire list of files to compile on the command line...I still say
>that is a bug in Jikes. :-)
>I guess I will change my Kawa settings to call Ant directly for now on. :-)

It is quite possibly a line length thing (ie kawa may cut up size of
command line). There had to be special case code inside ant to deal with
this "feature" on a number of OSes - of which windows happens to be the
worst ;).


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