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Re: IcedTea comps.xml patch



Le mercredi 29 août 2007 à 00:16 +0200, Hans de Goede a écrit :
> Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> > Thomas Fitzsimmons wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> I built the first IcedTea packages into Rawhide today.  Here is a 
> >> comps.xml patch that would replace GCJ with IcedTea in the Java and 
> >> Java Development groups, as well as install the plugin by default.  
> >> I'm posting the patch mainly for discussion purposes.  It will not 
> >> work for ppc and ppc64 spins since IcedTea is currently only available 
> >> on x86 and x86_64.  Should we stick with GCJ as the default for Fedora 
> >> 8 or switch to IcedTea on the platforms on which it is available?
> > 
> > I am strongly in favor of getting IcedTea as the default for the 
> > platforms it is available especially since we can enable Java VM and 
> > applets out of the box (in a secure way unlike GCJ).
> > 
> 
> +1

+1

The sooner icedtea is widely redistributed the sooner he can become the
de-facto main java 7 effort (as opposed to the sun-controlled openjdk
and the not-open sun jdk)

-- 
Nicolas Mailhot

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