Kitchen-sink language problems on mac

Christian Plesner Hansen plesner at
Tue Jun 12 12:10:32 PDT 2007

I've been trying to build the kitchen-sink language project on my mac
and have run into some trouble.  I thought you might want to know this
so you can either fix it or at least warn about it on the project

On mac the bootclasspath contains the class files for the default
installed version of javac.  This means that when you run
dist/bin/javac, it doesn't run the javac you just built but the
standard one from the installed j2se.  If you specify javac.jar with
-Xbootclasspath/p your javac will be run, but will not use its own
property files because the compiled property files from the installed
javac takes precedence over the property files from your own

Also, a bunch of the jtreg compiler tests fail seemingly also because
of classpath/bootclasspath problems.

-- Christian

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