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Re: JRE which openjdk & gcj

On Monday 14 July 2008 02:47:06 pm Andrew Sackville-West wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 13, 2008 at 08:02:05AM +1000, Alex Samad wrote:
> > Hi
> >
> > I have noticed that openjdk has made it into the repo's.  Wondering what
> > people thoughts where on
> >
> > openjdk, gij and gcj ?
> >
> >
> > Seems like we have lots of choice, and there might be a chance to see a
> > 64B browser plugin now, but how ready are they to use in production.
> >
> > My understand is gcj and the classpath libraries are still a bit wanting
> I ran into a problem the other day... my current class sort of
> requires the use of Eclipse, okay that's fine, though it's no emacs
> ;-P.
> Anyway, in sid currently, installing eclipse pulls in gcj and uses
> that as the default. THe problem? no Scanner... wtf? why won't my code
> work at home when it will at school? long story short, sun-java6-jdk
> works great.
> very very much .02
> A

I do not follow or understand all the development, GPL and Java.  However, 
when ever possible, I install Sun-java.  It works.  gcj does not always work.  
Why?  I don't know.  If Java is open, then when does not the open java work?  
Beats me.

Damon L. Chesser

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