[cp-patches] Patch: FYI: add more tools

Raif S. Naffah raif at swiftdsl.com.au
Thu Jun 29 10:47:02 UTC 2006

hello Tom,

On Wednesday 28 June 2006 04:54, Tom Tromey wrote:
> ...
> Quick question on the tool wrappers.  They all use -Xbootclasspath/p
> to add tools.zip to the boot class path.  I don't understand this.
> Wouldn't it be better to simply use the system class path here?

yes it is.  the -Xbootclasspath was originally used to work around the 
case when the security tools were invoked with an RI's runtime.

i just tried both the gjarsigner and gkeytool with -cp (and jamvm) and 
they work fine.

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