RFC: Make javax.jnlp package visible to javac
Andrew John Hughes
gnu_andrew at member.fsf.org
Thu Jun 4 17:49:34 PDT 2009
2009/6/4 Omair Majid <omajid at redhat.com>:
> Sun's documentation states that javac should be able to compile code that
> uses javax.jnlp once jnlp.jar is added to the classpath . IcedTea6,
> however, has no jnlp.jar, and javax.jnlp.* classes are already in rt.jar. It
> turns out that you have to use 'javac -XDignore.symbol.file OnlineTest.java'
> for this to work .
> The attached patch adds javax.jnlp to NON_CORE_PKGS list, making it visible
> to javac.
> 2009-06-04 Omair Majid <omajid at redhat.com>
> * patches/icedtea-webstart.patch: Make javax.jnlp classes visible.
> Ok to commit?
>  http://andrew-haley.livejournal.com/695.html
Looks good to me (though seems strange the Makefile is under docs...).
Did we ever work out if there was a good reason for keeping this
symbol mapping stuff?
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