[arch-dev-public] OpenJDK available in testing

Andreas Radke a.radke at arcor.de
Sat Aug 9 03:44:50 EDT 2008

Am Sun, 03 Aug 2008 18:16:47 +0200
schrieb Jan de Groot <jan at jgc.homeip.net>:

> Finally we have an opensource, free, alternative java platform
> available that's compatible to the official Sun JDK. Our OpenJDK6
> package is based on a mercurial checkout of icedtea6 and is built
> with the latest Sun OpenJDK GPL'ed sources.
> OpenJDK comes with Java Web Start and a native browser plugin for both
> i686 and x86_64.
> We would like to make openjdk6 our default java enviornment and
> deprecate any use of gcc-gcj/java-gcj-compat, except for the packages
> required to build openjdk6.
> Please give openjdk6 some testing and report bugs when you find them.


We are also affected. This should be fixed before moving to extra. 


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