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Re: Weird characters in java/lang/

From: Brian Jones
Subject: Re: Weird characters in java/lang/
Date: 31 Aug 2001 23:49:06 -0400
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"Etienne M. Gagnon" <address@hidden> writes:

> Tom Tromey wrote:
> > I'm guessing that jikes is assuming one particular character encoding
> > for the input file (probably UTF-8), while is actually
> > written in Latin-1.
> > 
> > So telling jikes about the actual encoding would probably work.
> jikes -encoding latin1 fails too.  ASCII (or Unicode escapes) rewrite 
> would be best.  Anyway, these are in the /** javadoc comments */ parts 
> mainly, so they would probably cause problems for correct display in 
> browsers.

Strangely I don't have this problem and I have been using jikes to
compile Classpath for more than a year...  I'm using jikes 1.13
straight out of Red Hat 7.1.  If you compiled it yourself, maybe you
left out iconv or something... the jikes list is more appropriate for
that discussion.

Brian Jones <address@hidden>

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