The bug that keeps on giving.


-------- Original Message --------
 On 3 February 2018 8:52 AM, Peter Hull <> wrote:

>On Fri, 2 Feb 2018 at 22:03 Emilian Bold wrote:
>>I believe OpenSUSE could get a bug report that just says 'Apache NetBeans
>> cannot be built with your custom Ant'.
>>Yes, you are entirely right. But the temptation for them will be to ignore
> it and/or blame the NetBeans build scripts for the problem.
> I have made some progress. I've narrowed it down to the xjc tool in JAXB
> (specifically their use of to mess
> around with classloaders) and can produce an error using a build.xml with
> only two tasks in it. I thought the version of JAXB (2.2.5, pretty old)
> bundled with NB might be the issue, unfortunately the latest release has a
> bug which prevents its use (already reported on GitHub). Argh! Anyway, I
> tried to rebuild Fedora's ant using their source RPM and, guess what, no
> error. Argh 2! However, this is an itch I have to scratch and I will get
> there in the end...
> Pete

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