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Re: freeze exception for cacao-oj6

On Sun, Aug 24, 2008 at 09:43:38PM +0200, Florian Weimer wrote:
> A security update for the OpenJDK 6 source base will require more than
> 60 hours of armel build time, and more than two weeks[1] on sparc for
> openjdk-6 alone (don't know cocoa-oj6 yet).

The fastjar changes are aimed to decrease this build times for
openjdk-6. cocoa-oj6 is AFAIK for arches where cocoa have a JIT but
openjdk not (s390, powerpc, arm*).

>                                              Anything longer than half a
> day is very difficult for us.
> [1] Estimate based on a built time of 205 hours on lebrun, which has got
>     a 750 MHz CPU.  spontini is a U60, which is probably only half as
>     fast.

Well, you know that there is a T2000 available and if the security team
needs a faster buildd they have to ask.


The heart is not a logical organ.
		-- Dr. Janet Wallace, "The Deadly Years", stardate 3479.4

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