Two - Elementry Questions

Andrew Haley aph@cambridge.redhat.com
Thu Aug 16 09:36:00 GMT 2001


Don Rozenberg writes:
 > 
 > Question 1:  Are the class files from GCJ interchangeable with class files 
 > generated by other Java "compilers"?  I would think that class files are 
 > class files.

Yes, that's right.

You don't say what the problems you encountered were.  It would be
nice to know and perhaps we could fix things.

You also don't say what release of gcj you were using.  We need to
know that too.

 > Question 2: What is the purpose of insisting that one use
 > "libgcj.jar"? Does it extend beyond licensing issues? Are not class
 > files, class files?

Yes they are, but the gcj runtime requires libgcj.

Andrew.



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