Apple Oracle OpenJDK Announcement
swingler at apple.com
Wed Nov 17 00:33:51 PST 2010
On Nov 17, 2010, at 12:01 AM, Henri Gomez wrote:
> Our work on the private Mac OS X JDK7 port so far has always been a sub-tree of the public BSD port. Our intention is to bring the entirety of the BSD changes along with the Mac OS X port. The build doesn't get very far without the BSD changesets. :-)
> As for the targeted version of Mac OS X-specific changes, you can expect that we will use Mac OS X 10.6 as a baseline. The Mac OS X 10.6 SDK allows us to use blocks (which _greatly_ simplifies interacting with AppKit on the main thread), and has many key pieces of functionality exposed as full Cocoa API (as opposed to using private SPI or Carbon functions).
> A very good news :)
> Any date to see this changes available on hg ?
I'm sorry, I don't have those details quite yet. This is a big change in process for both companies. Perhaps we will have more ironed out after the Thanksgiving break? I'm as eager as anyone to start breaking the _real_ build. :-)
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