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Using Jikes with ANT

Lanny Gilbert
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Joined: Jun 11, 2002
Posts: 104
Greetings from beautiful Sandy Springs, Georgia.
I would like to use IBM's jikes compiler with ANT, but don't know how to set up my build.xml file to do so.
Can someone help me out? I'm sure this is trivial, but I can't figure out how to do it.
Matthew Phillips
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Joined: Mar 09, 2001
Posts: 2676
You may use the compiler attribute of the javac task to set the compiler to Jikes. See the javac task in the Ant documentation for details.

Matthew Phillips
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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