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ax_prog_java_cc

Synopsis

AX_PROG_JAVA_CC

Description

Finds the appropriate java compiler on your path. By preference the java compiler is gcj, then jikes then javac.

The macro can take one argument specifying a space separated list of java compiler names.

For example:

  AX_PROG_JAVA_CC(javac, gcj)

The macro also sets the compiler options variable: JAVA_CC_OPTS to something sensible:

 - for GCJ it sets it to: @GCJ_OPTS@
   (if GCJ_OPTS is not yet defined then it is set to "-C")
 - no other compiler has applicable options yet

Here’s an example configure.in:

  AC_INIT(Makefile.in)
  AX_PROG_JAVA_CC()
  AC_OUTPUT(Makefile)
  dnl End.

And here’s the start of the Makefile.in:

  PROJECT_ROOT      := @srcdir@
  # Tool definitions.
  JAVAC             := @JAVA_CC@
  JAVAC_OPTS        := @JAVA_CC_OPTS@
  JAR_TOOL          := @jar_tool@

Source Code

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License

Copyright © 2008 Nic Ferrier nferrier@tapsellferrier.co.uk

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

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