Egon Willighagen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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cryp.to ac-archive's Java Support (released)
AC_PROG_JAR tests for an existing jar program. It uses the
environment variable JAR then tests in sequence various common jar
If you want to force a specific compiler:
You can use the JAR variable in your Makefile.in, with @JAR@.
Note: This macro depends on the autoconf M4 macros for Java
programs. It is VERY IMPORTANT that you download that whole set,
some macros depend on other. Unfortunately, the autoconf archive
does not support the concept of set of macros, so I had to break it
The general documentation of those macros, as well as the sample
configure.in, is included in the AC_PROG_JAVA macro.
if test "x$JAVAPREFIX" = x; then
test "x$JAR" = x && AC_CHECK_PROGS(JAR, jar$EXEEXT)
test "x$JAR" = x && AC_CHECK_PROGS(JAR, jar, $JAVAPREFIX)
test "x$JAR" = x && AC_MSG_ERROR([no acceptable jar program found in \$PATH])