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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: DO NOT REPLY [Bug 28228] - <classloader> task
Date Mon, 06 Jun 2005 07:43:41 GMT
On Thu, 2 Jun 2005, <> wrote:

> 1) the task import sun.import sun.misc.Launcher and import
> sun.misc.URLClassPath.  It would be better not to import sun.*
> classes in non-optional tasks.

Well, at least it compiles on Kaffe, so those classes seem to get used
by others as well.

> A solution to this would be make the report function a seperate
> optional task.

If we really only use them for reporting, then splitting the task is
the best option, I agree.

> 2) the task could check if a jar or directort is already in a in the
> classpath


> 3) the doc could state that use of this task in ides that do not
>    have a separate jvm for a run of ant will cause issues

The should state that this task will cause many issues no matter how
you run Ant - unless you really know what you do ;-)


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