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Re: Java Patches: -fno-org-xml-sax and -fno-org-w3c-dom

On Fri, 2002-12-20 at 14:08, Tom Tromey wrote:
> If you want to, feel free to check in the libgcj part.  If you do
> that, please update the manual to reflect the need for the new `-l'
> options.

Done.. to both branch and trunk.  Thanks.

2002-12-22  Anthony Green  <>

	* gcj.texi (Limitations): Add note about org.xml.sax and

Index: gcj.texi
RCS file: /cvs/gcc/gcc/gcc/java/gcj.texi,v
retrieving revision 1.43
diff -2 -c -p -r1.43 gcj.texi
*** gcj.texi	16 Dec 2002 21:59:43 -0000	1.43
--- gcj.texi	22 Dec 2002 16:43:39 -0000
*************** from the JDK implementation.  This is no
*** 516,519 ****
--- 516,530 ----
  affects you, it probably makes sense to report it so that we can discuss
  the appropriate response.
+ @item
+ @command{gcj} does not currently allow for piecemeal replacement of
+ components within @code{libgcj}. Unfortunately, programmers often want
+ to use newer versions of certain packages, such as those provided by
+ the Apache Software Foundation's Jakarta project.  This has forced us
+ to place the @code{org.w3c.dom} and @code{org.xml.sax} packages into
+ their own libraries, separate from @code{libgcj}.  If you intend to
+ use these classes, you must link them explicitly with
+ @code{-l-org-w3c-dom} and @code{-l-org-xml-sax}.  Future versions of
+ @command{gcj} may not have this restriction.
  @end itemize

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