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RE: [cp-patches] Patch: FYI: set encoding for classpath sources

From: Jeroen Frijters
Subject: RE: [cp-patches] Patch: FYI: set encoding for classpath sources
Date: Mon, 23 May 2005 22:12:03 +0200

Tom Tromey wrote:
> >>>>> "Jeroen" == Jeroen Frijters <address@hidden> writes:
> Jeroen> The version of Jikes I use (1.22 on Windows) doesn't 
> support the
> Jeroen> -encoding option. Are there any pressing reasons why 
> we can't simply
> Jeroen> stick to ASCII?
> Sorry, I didn't realize that the windows jikes didn't support this.
> The reason for this is to catch inadvertent checkins using weird
> characters, which has happened a few times in the recent past.
> Is there another way to solve this for your case?

I personally don't use the Classpath build infrastructure, so I don't
mind the option being in there (although it would be nice not to set it
when running on Windows), but since I have no way of specifying UTF-8
encoding I'd rather stick to ASCII (if the various compilers support
enforcing that).


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