Towards msxml Makefile

Ingo Macherius Ingo.Macherius at
Fri Nov 7 04:12:58 GMT 1997


I figured out a way to produce a "Makefile" for msxml. I¦m not
finished yet, just want to point out the idea. Maybe someone
wants to go on (simply too tired now).

The real work, that is finding the dependencies, is 
done by "JavaDepend", which can be downloaded from

Step by step:
1) Get JavaDepend and the necessary library, install them
2) Go to the directory where msxml was unpacked (tar.gz version)
3) Put ./classes into your $CLASSPATH, don't remove *.class files !
4)Do something like this:
# Tested with Linux only
export WORKFILE=yin
export TEMPFILE=yang
ls classes/com/ms/xml/parser/*.java >> $WORKFILE
ls classes/com/ms/xml/util/*.java >> $WORKFILE
ls classes/com/ms/xml/om/*.java >> $WORKFILE
ls viewer/*.java >>$WORKFILE
sed -e 's/$/ \\/g' < $WORKFILE > $TEMPFILE 
echo "java -Dfiles=\"" > $TEMPFILE 
echo \" >> $TEMPFILE 
rm -f $TEMPFILE 
4) Now in $WORKFILE there is list of dependencies useable for a 
5) ... TODO: Add code-snippets to make this a real Makefile ...

For the impatient I put a copy of what I received after step 4 at
It should be not be far from there to a working Makefile.

Ingo Macherius // L'Aigler Platz 4 // D-38678 Clausthal-Zellerfeld
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