build failure

Mark Evenson evenson at
Wed Jan 16 09:20:11 UTC 2019

> On Jan 15, 2019, at 16:14, Stephen Varey <srvarey at> wrote:
> Hi
> I downloaded the source and built in netbeans where i get this error
> JAVA-EXCEPTION: Java exception 'java.lang.NoSuchMethodException: No applicable method named getURLs found in java.lang.ClassLoader or jdk.internal.loader.ClassLoaders$AppClassLoader'.
> C:\git\abcl\etc\ant\netbeans-build.xml:15: The following error occurred while executing this line:
> C:\git\abcl\build.xml:280: The following error occurred while executing this line:
> C:\git\abcl\build.xml:299: Java returned: -1
> BUILD FAILED (total time: 13 seconds)
> Can you help?
> Thanks
> stephen


I believe that you are attempting to build ABCL with a version of Java other than 1.6, 1.7, or 1.8.   

Given that Java 1.8 is now listed as EOL, I am currently working on articulating what we would need to support Java 9, 10, and 11.  

May I ask what Java version you plan on working with?  

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