Wlcompile Ant Task From WLS 12.1.3 Fails with "class file for sun.util.logging.PlatformLogger not found" Error (Doc ID 2080213.1)

Last updated on JUNE 09, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 12.1.3.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On WLS 12.1.3 when executing wlcompile and javac ant tasks, the following error occurs :

 

 Note that this issue does not occur when a) rt.jar is included in the CLASSPATH  and  b) when using JDK 1.8.0_51

Cause

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