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Re: Hacking Classpath in Eclipse

From: Tom Tromey
Subject: Re: Hacking Classpath in Eclipse
Date: 22 Dec 2005 09:05:40 -0700
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Tom> This is an example of why it would be very useful to make Classpath
Tom> fully bootstrappable by merging e.g. cp-tools, gjdoc, gij and gcjx into
Tom> the Classpath repository/build system.  Long term I guess this is where
Tom> we're headed but this is just another data point that we're going in the
Tom> right direction.

For Eclipse-based builds we really don't want all of this; in
particular we don't want or need a compiler here.  Using the built-in
Eclipse compiler is superior.

>> Ideally Eclipse would offer the possibility of auto-exporting the
>> build results as a .jar.  That would solve this entirely.

Tom> Yes, I've wanted that in several other situations.  Let's file an
Tom> enhancement bug with Eclipse.

Are you filing it?  If so tell me the PR and I will add myself.


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