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Re: building the spec
Jeff Hammerbacher 2010-06-01, 15:07
Note that this issue has been filed at
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/AVRO-319.

On Mon, May 31, 2010 at 11:56 PM, Jeff Hodges <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> I am literally downloading a 1.5 jdk from some random
> cs.washington.edu URL because no one else on the web seems to have
> java 1.5 built for OS X 10.6.
>
> I'm hearing from the Forrest PMC (Grant McDonald) that the release
> after this coming release will have 1.6 support. However, that first
> release (not the second one with 1.6 support!) is going to happen in
> "the next couple of months". This is, of course, after 3 years of no
> releases.
>
> I think it makes sense for us to move to Sphinx or similar.
> --
> Jeff
>
> On Mon, May 31, 2010 at 11:39 PM, Scott Carey <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> wrote:
> > Don't make the mistake that I did and think you can simply change the
> symlink to point to the directory with Java 1.5 -- it actually has to be
> placed where the symlink is.
> >
> > For posterity-- The below is from my email on the topic from April 12,
> 2010:
> >
> > ----
> > OS-X Snow Leopard tips:
> > For those in a similar situation, the work-around posted in AVRO-318
> makes Java 5 the default for most apps and overrides Java 6.  But turning
> off Java 6 is not necessary.
> > Getting a copy of Java 1.5 and placing it in
> /System/Library/Frameworks/JavaVM.framework/Versions/1.5.0 and setting up
> the links is sufficient.  You do not have to make Java 1.5 the default and
> can continue to use Java 1.6 for everything but Forrest.   I used the first
> few steps here: http://wiki.oneswarm.org/index.php/OS_X_10.6_Snow_Leopardbut stopped after recreating the symbolic links.
> > Additionally, the build.xml will not run without passing in
> -Djava5.home=/System/Library/Frameworks/JavaVM.framework/Versions/1.5.0/Home
> -Dforrest.home=<location of Forrest>.
> > ----
> >
> > On May 31, 2010, at 11:31 PM, Jeff Hodges wrote:
> >
> >> Sigh, I didn't notice the symlink before. That's what's happening.
> Thanks.
> >> --
> >> Jeff
> >>
> >> On Mon, May 31, 2010 at 11:17 PM, Scott Carey <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> wrote:
> >>> Are you on Snow Leopard?  If so, you manually have to install a copy of
> Java 5 and overwrite the Mac symlinks in just the right way.  You don't have
> to change the default system JVM to 1.5 though.
> >>>
> >>> Does the symlink
> /System/Library/Frameworks/JavaVM.framework/Versions/1.5.0 point to a 1.6
> JVM?  That is what it does on Snow Leopard by default. forrest is somehow
> not forward compatible with Java 1.6.  The trick to getting it to work is to
> both set the property to that symlink, and make sure that symlink points to
> an actual java 1.5 install.
> >>>
> >>> There are a few threads from the Avro dev list over the past ~7 months
> that discuss the steps needed to get it to work in more detail.
> >>>
> >>> -Scott
> >>>
> >>> On May 31, 2010, at 10:49 PM, Jeff Hodges wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> Hey,
> >>>> I'm running into issues build the docs. Specifically, in avro trunk,
> >>>> I'm running:
> >>>>
> >>>> ant
> -Djava5.home=/System/Library/Frameworks/JavaVM.framework/Versions/1.5.0/Home
> >>>> -Dforrest.home=/Users/jhodges/projects/apache-forrest-0.8/ doc
> >>>>
> >>>> on OS X. Hoever, I'm getting this gross error for which all the google
> >>>> results say "RTFM n00b. Use Java5."
> >>>>
> >>>> [exec] validate-sitemap:
> >>>> [exec]
> /Users/jhodges/projects/apache-forrest-0.8/main/webapp/resources/schema/relaxng/sitemap-v06.rng:72:31:
> >>>> error: datatype library "http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-datatypes"
> >>>> not recognized
> >>>>
> >>>> But I've included -Djava5.home right there. What am I missing?
> >>>> --
> >>>> Jeff
> >>>
> >>>
> >
> >
>