[mercury-users] Java grade still broken !

Julien Fischer juliensf at csse.unimelb.edu.au
Thu Aug 17 11:23:11 AEST 2006

On Wed, 16 Aug 2006, Clive Bramwell wrote:

> Hello All,
> It seem the Java grade has been broken for some time. Attempting to compile 
> the java grade fails with basic errors for example missing files.
> 	error: cannot read: enum.java
> 	1 error
> 	make[2]: *** [classes] Error 1

The file is not missing - the reference is bad, the file is acutally
called mr_enum.java.

> Having read through past posts I note this situation has existed at least 
> since   Nov 2005, see :
> http://www.cs.mu.oz.au/research/mercury/mailing-lists/mercury-users/mercury-users.200511/0038.html
> where Valeri encountered the same error,
> Could some informed users tell me whether this situation is likely to 
> continue, or will the java grade make it into a future release ?

Currently no-one is actively developing the Java backend so the situation is
likely to continue for the immediate future.  The above problem is relatively
minor; the real issue with the Java backend is that the existing runtime
support is fairly broken - fixing that is a pretty major undertaking.

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