Eclipse and compiling with old JDK (j2sdk1.4.2_18)

Posted on 2008-10-01
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I need to compile my project with an old compiler (j2sdk1.4.2_18). However, Eclipse don't like to start up with 1.4.2. It compalins about incompabilities and wants to have at least 1.5.0.

How do I handle that?
Question by:mdoland

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mnrz earned 2000 total points
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as far as I know Eclipse works with any version of JDK
go to Window >> Preferences  and select Java and then Compiler
there is a "Compiler compliance level" you can change it to 5.0, 1.4 or even 1.3


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Thanks alot.

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