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Re: Call for tests: Making OpenJDK 7 the default in Wheezy LTS

On 2016-04-25 06:34:53, Markus Koschany wrote:
> Am 25.04.2016 um 12:23 schrieb Rene Engelhard:
>> Hi,
>> On Mon, Apr 25, 2016 at 12:17:52PM +0200, Markus Koschany wrote:
>>> we are mainly concerned about runtime issues with OpenJDK 7. Libreoffice
>>> declares dependencies on default-jre | openjdk-7-jre, so I believe it
>>> should be fine. I am aware of build failures with OpenJDK 7 and I think
>>> that can't be avoided unless we want to redo the whole OpenJDK 7
>>> transition. [1]
>>> I think in those cases it is reasonable to recommend to manually change
>>> build dependencies back to OpenJDK 6 because rebuilding a package does
>> Only if it stays (unsupported) and it's not actually removed from the archive.. 
> We don't intend to remove OpenJDK 6 but it will receive no further
> security updates.

.. starting from june?

Because there *are* issues on OpenJDK-6 *now*: should they be triaged
out of there, or will they actually be fixed in an gigantic upload at
the end of the day?


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