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Re: [RFT/RFA] bashjar patch
Paolo Bonzini writes:
> > Andrew H. asks on irc why we don't simply use zip in the build. Is
> > there an answer to this? That may be much simpler.
> If we want to provide a decent system to build Java programs, we must
> provide a jar program to the user. The aim of this patch is first to
> not break GCJ *for the user*, and only secondarily to allow people to
> build GCJ without installing a jar program first.
Well, bashjar is the wrong way to solve that problem. We have all the
libraries we need to handle jarfiles already in libgcj, but we have a