VisualVM in IcedTea6
aph at redhat.com
Wed Jul 30 05:44:44 PDT 2008
Lillian Angel wrote:
>> 2008/7/30 Matthias Klose <doko at ubuntu.com>
>> Have to say I wondered what was going on when I saw the
>> ChangeLog entry, and I still don't understand the reasoning.
>> Is there a reason this has to be built WITH the VM? If it's a
>> truly separate application, then building them against each
>> other is a job for a distro. Otherwise, the next logical step
>> is --with-eclipse, --with-jboss, --with-glassfish, etc.
> VisualVM is a tool we would eventually like to ship with
In the same package? I can't see any reason it should be. The IcedTea
package might usefully be made more fine-grained, not less.
> Right now it is not enabled by default because of the NetBeans
> requirement. There has been some progress to get NetBeans
> packaged in Fedora, and when that happens we wont require
> NetBeans/profiler to build visualvm. Since visualvm has been
> GPL'd and is a really cool tool, we would like to have it in
> Fedora eventually. This is just the first step until that can
> be done.
Sure, would be nice to have it in Fedora.
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