[arch-dev-public] Fwd: [arch-general] Java 8

Pierre Schmitz pierre at archlinux.de
Sun Mar 30 09:14:20 EDT 2014

Am 30.03.2014 11:21, schrieb Guillaume ALAUX:
> I have been working on a package based on OpenJDK8 built from source
> but without IcedTea that I think would fit to our repos. I still have
> some work for it to be released but I would be in favor of pushing
> this "OpenJDK without IcedTea" to extra until IcedTea v3.0 stable is
> out and could be used to build/augment our package.
> Any thought/objection/remark about?

So this OpenJDK would then be identical to what Oracle offers as binary
download? What do the IceTea patches provide then? If in doubt I would
applayy our "don'T patch" policy and ship whatever we get from upstream.



Pierre Schmitz, https://pierre-schmitz.com

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