Lint4j is written in pure Java, and runs on any platform with JDK or JRE 1.4 or later. Lint4j has been developed and tested extensively on MacOSX 10.2 and 10.3, and on Red Had Linux 8 and 9 using Sun JDK 1.4.1, 1.4.2, IBM Java 1.4.1, and JRockit 8.1. Windows support has been tested on Windows XP.
The use of this software is subject to these licensing terms.
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Unpack the tar.gz version of lint4j as follows:
cd yourfavoritedirectory gnutar zxf lint4j-0.9.1.tar.gz
Unpack the zip file on Windows with WinZip. If you want to use the commandline program in addition to the Ant task, you need to right-click on the "My Computer" icon, click the "Advanced" tab, select "Environment Variables". Double-click the "Path" entry in the section "System variables". In the dialog box, append a semicolon followed by the absolute path to the lint4j-0.9.1/bin directory in the "Variable value" text field. For example:
The distribution main directory contains:
lint4jto launch lint4j. Please refer to the user guide for details on how to invoke it.