Re: Bock is ready for alpha testing
On Fri, Sep 25, 1998 at 05:39:58PM +0100, Charles Briscoe-Smith wrote:
> To anyone who might have been waiting for bock to become stable/usable
> before trying it out, please consider trying version 0.15. It has
> reached the stage where it has successfully compiled a "real" Java
> program (one which wasn't specifically written to be compiled with
> bock) namely JLex.
> To anyone to tries it, or had tried it, please let me know what you
> think of it!
I don't know what bock is, but it sounds like it's a Java compiler.
Does that mean we can dump guavac at some stage? My complaints with guavac
(a) I'm maintaining it only because it was orphaned;
(b) It won't compile with libg++/libstdc++ 2.8; the version in hamm was
compiled on 2.7.2; I don't know why this is, except that it seems
to come to grief in the compiler's header files
(c) I've never heard anything from the upstream authors with forwarded
reports and I think the last email even bounced (the web site has
disappeared), and finally
(d) It has bugs, like that one you reported.
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