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Makefile question

From: Anselm Baird-Smith <abaird@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 21 Jun 1996 18:30:30 +0500
Message-Id: <9606212230.AA05912@www18.w3.org>
To: blong@uiuc.edu (Brandon Long)
Cc: www-jigsaw@w3.org
Brandon Long writes:
 > We've been having problems using Makefiles with Java, and 
 > Jigsaw was no exception.

Yes, the current way of making Jigsaw is not particularly elegant (and
not portable).

 > The problem is that since all of the java programs are actually one 
 > script which attempts to determine what it is called by, when you
 > type make, make calls javac, and the script thinks its called by
 > the name "make" and returns with a make: not found message.
 > Is this because we are using csh/tcsh instead of ksh?
 > Is there a work around besides changing every javac in the Makefiles
 > to /bin/ksh /usr/java/bin/javac?

I have never get this symptom, but the Jigsaw/src/makefiles/*.make
defines a single rule to convert .java files to .class files; you can
try to overide it...[I hope it uses a JAVA variable ;-)]

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