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 firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.linkedin.com/in/dchesser
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