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Re: Java alternatives

Tue, 31 Aug 2004 13:25:49 -0500, 
Jerry Haltom <jhaltom@feedbackplusinc.com> wrote: 

> I've noticed java, javac, javap, javah, jar, jarsigner, and all the
> others, are separate alternatives. I was thinking (experiencing) that
> this make it awfully hard to change your default VM, as you have to
> change each one of these commands. You may miss one, and then, while
> building something may break, and you'll have no idea what's broken
> where.
> Basically it's a mess and a hassle.
> So, I wanted to bring up making all of these alternatives be one group.
> Changing java would change all of them. Is this reasonable? Was it
> already thought about?

But Id'like to use fastjar, jikes, sablevm, kaffeh, gjdoc. Well, no,
I'll use kaffe with ecj, kaffejar, etc...

Yes it's something like a mess ;-) but it could be also very powerful.

I don't remember this discussion...

 : :' :rnaud
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