Re: transition: java7
On 15/05/13 11:42, Matthias Klose wrote:
> Package: release.debian.org
> Severity: normal
> User: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Usertags: transition
> jessie won't ship anymore with OpenJDK 6, so we have to build and run using
> OpenJDK 7. The good thing is that almost everything will continue to run, we
> just have to fix build failures with OpenJDK 7. See  for the discussion of
> the transition, and  for the list of issues which need to get addressed.
> Planning to do the transition in two steps:
> - Change the jre/jdk defaults to OpenJDK 7 from OpenJDK 6 which do have
> a working OpenJDK 7. Keep OpenJDK 6 as the default for architectures
> with a non-working OpenJDK 7. This decouples the transition from having
> to change build dependencies in packages building bindings.
> From my point of view this can happen anytime soon, and is mostly
> independent from other transitions.
This seems to have happened now, right? I see that default-(jre|jdk) depend on
openjdk-7-(jre|jdk) everywhere but kbsd.
> - When done, drop java support for architectures not having OpenJDK 7
> anymore (mips, mipsel, maybe s390). Nothing needs to be done if
> these architectures don't qualify as release architectures anymore.
Is that still true? I see that openjdk-7 successfully built on all current
release architectures (including mips, mipsel and s390x).
Is there anything left to do here?