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Re: freeze exception for cacao-oj6

Florian Weimer writes:
> * Luk Claes:
> > Matthias Klose wrote:
> >> proposing a freeze exception for cacao-oj6 for testing. cacao-oj6 is a
> >> copy of the openjdk-6 package with the cacao sources
> >> included. Compared to openjdk-6 on architectures without the Hotspot
> >> JIT support, cacao-oj6 (including a JIT) is a much faster JVM on the
> >> architectures where it does build (powerpc, s390, armel for
> >> now). Discussed this at Debconf with some people. I was told to get
> >> agreement with debian-security about the maintainability (because of
> >> the duplicate sources). See #495256 as well.
> >
> > What was the conclusion of the discussion with the Security Team?
> I don't recall a discussion.

No, this was at Debconf; I had the impression that somebody from the
security team was sitting around as well.

> Anyway, I want to see a -2 first, to see if it can actually be
> auto-built on all release architectures, and what the timings are.

Trying to do that (although I wouldn't mind if somebody else could do
that; still travelling with bad network connectivity).


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