Re: Ant bug #95866: ant 1.3 or 1.2
At Tue, 1 May 2001 15:14:47 +0200,
Egon Willighagen wrote:
> Stefan Gybas wrote (see bug report):
> > Ken Harris wrote:
> > > Ant 1.3 has been released. An upgrade of ant in Debian would be great!
> > I know, but unfortunately Ant 1.3 does not work with Kaffe. It causes
> > Kaffe to consume all available memory and then quit with an
> > OutOfMemoryError. However, Ant 1.3 works fine with all non-free JDKs, so
> > I either can stay with 1.2 in main to package 1.3 for contrib. I have
> > not yet decided which way I'll go. What's your opinion on this?
It was the bug of Kaffe's java.util.zip.ZipOutputStream.
I fixed it. Ant 1.3 may work with current Kaffe.
> You might even consider:
> main: ant_1.2.deb
> non-free: ant-non-free.1.3.deb
No, Ant is distributed under Apache Lisence(BSD style).
So, Ant should not go non-free but contrib.
BTW, I fixed Ant 1.3 for obsolete Kaffe and send a patch to Ant
developers. It have been comitted already. And I made my Ant 1.3
package for Kaffe. You can use my Ant at following apt-line.
* Cautuion, my ant package isn't included Debian changelog and
Don't forget, we can modify and distribute these software freely;)