What is the purpose of "mx archive"?

Jaroslav Tulach jaroslav.tulach at gmail.com
Fri Mar 13 09:59:12 UTC 2015

All the build.xml files generated for NetBeans have:

<exec executable="/usr/bin/python2.7">
            <env key="JAVA_HOME" value="/usr/lib/jvm/java-8-oracle"/>
            <arg value="/home/jarda/NetBeansProjects/graal/mxtool/mx.py"/>
            <arg value="archive"/>
            <arg value="@GRAAL"/>

what actually that step does? I would assume it copies the generated JAR
somewhere, but I am new to python so I feel safer to ask than to read the

Thanks for your patience.

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