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Re: debian-java-faq seems to be pretty old -

Le 03/09/2018 à 17:41, Thorsten Glaser a écrit :

> GCJ is more portable and can create native executables for
> many Java™ programs (though not those doing classloader
> magic at runtime, for example) — these two reasons are still
> extant, although I have heard GCJ no longer is :|

GCJ is indeed more portable, and that was useful to bootstrap OpenJDK up
to the version 6 or 7.

The good news with native executables is that they are coming back with
GraalVM [1], another nice project I hope we'll see in Debian.

Emmanuel Bourg

[1] https://www.graalvm.org/docs/reference-manual/aot-compilation/

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