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GNU Classpath Extensions
Unfinished free implementation of the Java extension libraries

The GNU Classpath Extensions project, aka classpathx builds free versions of Oracle's Java extension libraries, the packages in the javax namespace. It is a companion project of the GNU Classpath project.


Packages currently under development include javabeans activation framework, javabean infobus, java cryptology, java mail, jaxp, net extensions, and a servlet API.

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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:GPLv2orlater with exceptionJanet Casey27 July 2001

Leaders and contributors

Chris Burdess Maintainer
Andrew Selkirk Contributor
Chris Burdess Contributor
David Brownell Contributor
Paul Siegmann Contributor

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,Developer,
Savannah (Ref)
DeveloperVCS Repository Webview

Software prerequisites

Required to buildjava vm
Required to buildjava compiler

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 20 February 2018.


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