Question on using javac.exe with windows..

Scott Stirling sstirling at
Mon Feb 7 21:37:30 EST 2000

I don't have these problems on Windows with Sun's 1.2.2 javac.  Why don't
you try Jikes for your compiler?

One other thing--do you have MAKE_MODE set to UNIX?

Scott Stirling
West Newton, MA

----- Original Message -----
From: "Ed Miner" <minerea at>
To: "BLU Discussion Group" <discuss at Blu.Org>
Sent: Monday, February 07, 2000 2:14 AM
Subject: Question on using javac.exe with windows..

> hi.
> perhaps there has someone who has gone through this and can offer
> insight/suggestions. i am trying to create a similar build environment on
> windows32 box one that is very similar to my primary linux box. i have
> gotten pretty far with the cygnus tools, however i am having a problem
> the javac (ibm jdk118) and gmake i am using. the problem is occuring
> of "/" vs. "\" or "\\"..
> if i use \\ then i am able to compile however the makefile thinks
> is upto date, thus nothing is ever compiled. if i use "/" then the
> files are compiled, however i receive the following types of errors:
> javac  db/test/
> javac  db/test/
> javac  db/
> db/ Public class com.swaprat.db.PStatement must be
> defined in a file called "".
> public abstract class PStatement {
>                       ^
> 1 error
> gmake: *** [db/PStatement.class] Error 1
> so basically if the java file contains all lower case, then i am able to
> compile, however if i am dealing with a mixed case file, then i get the
> error above? any ways around this? i am not sure if it's cygnus or
> ibmjdk118

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