Re: OpenJDK for lenny
On Mon, Jul 28, 2008 at 04:00:15AM +0200, Matthias Klose wrote:
> So, we are late with OpenJDK for lenny. I still think lenny would
> benefit from having OpenJDK. I'm proposing the following steps,
> realizing that not all of them probably can be realized.
> - The current 6b11-2 package is not yet ready for migration. We will
> need a -3 upload which properly will fix build issues, and adds
> ports for alpha, mips, mipsel and m68k. s390 support is pending
> some build issues (Bastian Blank is working on those).
> - Upload a -3, which should be a candidate for testing. If the s390
> bits are not yet ready, have an opportunity to upload a -4.
> The current status can be seen in the repository.
> - At this point we'll have OpenJDK VM with a JIT (amd64, i386, sparc)
> and an interpreter (alpha, armel, ia64, mips, mipsel, m68k,
> powerpc, s390). The intrepreter is good for building stuff, but
> runtime performance ...
> - Allow tzdata to build a tzdata-java package; the openjdk-6 is
> prepared to use the data from tzdata-java (which comes in a
> different file format). With this openjdk-6 doesn't have to be
> updated for new timeezone data.
tzdata-java is now waiting in NEW.
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