Java tools

Tom Tromey
Tue Jul 10 08:07:00 GMT 2001

>>>>> "Nic" == Nic Ferrier <> writes:

Nic> It seems that the code doesn't really fit into any of the current
Nic> GNU projects:

Nic> - not kaffe, japhar or GCJ because it's not a compiler or VM
Nic> - not Classpath because it's not core libs
Nic> - not Classpathx because it's not an extension

Nic> I have proposed to Julian that a new GNU project be setup called:
Nic> java-tools. We can put things like javadoc and jar-tool
Nic> implementations under that project.

Nic> Does anyone have any objections to that?

I don't have a real objection.  But I think that adding a new project
every time does make things more difficult.  I'd prefer to see us
simply expand the mandate of, say, Classpath and then just put more
things in it.


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