Heads Up: JDK 7 Linux platforms moving to Fedora 9
David Herron @ Sun
David.Herron at Sun.COM
Fri Dec 19 13:46:05 PST 2008
Andrew John Hughes wrote:
> 2008/12/19 Mark Wielaard <mark at klomp.org>:
>> Hi Kelly,
>> On Fri, 2008-12-19 at 11:39 -0800, Kelly O'Hair wrote:
>>> These are not official product binaries but early access binary
>>> snapshots, you can't expect these binaries to be perfect by any
>>> means. They are also not OpenJDK7 builds but JDK7 builds.
>> What is the difference between these kinds of builds? Would it be hard
>> to expand these snapshots to include OpenJDK? If you already happen to
>> have an automated build setup around could you share it so others can
>> also use it?
> Well presumably it means it still has all the old proprietary cruft
> which was ejected from OpenJDK about a year ago...
That's essentially correct.
Further when we say OpenJDK7 gets a lot of testing, the testing occurs
on JDK7 binary bundles. We don't explicitly test OpenJDK7 but rely on
the extreme similarity of the two to assure quality of OpenJDK7.
- David Herron
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