Shark hg repositories are now in harmony.
Dr Andrew John Hughes
ahughes at redhat.com
Tue Aug 10 02:36:25 PDT 2010
On 09:55 Tue 10 Aug , Gary Benson wrote:
> Dr Andrew John Hughes wrote:
> > On 16:04 Sat 07 Aug , Xerxes Ranby wrote:
> > > On 2010-08-05 17:43, Dr Andrew John Hughes wrote:
> > > > On 5 August 2010 13:39, Xerxes Rånby<xerxes at zafena.se> wrote:
> > > > > http://icedtea.classpath.org/hg/icedtea6
> > > > > This are the icedtea6 hg repository containing the version of
> > > > > Shark that currently gets packaged and used by various linux
> > > > > distributions.
> > > >
> > > > Does Shark get packaged? I wasn't aware of this.
> > >
> > > For what i know, the following distributions package Shark:
> > >
> > > Debian, Ubuntu
> > > http://packages.debian.org/search?keywords=openjdk-6-jre-zero
> > > for amd64 armel i386 and powerpc
> > >
> > > Ångstrom.
> > > http://www.angstrom-distribution.org/repo/?pkgname=openjdk-6-shark-vm-shark
> > >
> > > I have also started to see some Shark success reports where users
> > > starts to recommend the use of Shark on small embedded servers.
> > > http://plugcomputer.org/plugforum/index.php?topic=1633.0
> > Do we know if anyone has used the packages?
> > My experiences of Shark suggest that production use is still very
> > premature.
> Really? What problems are you seeing?
These are from the last time I tried it; it wouldn't even build which,
given it was regarded as alpha quality, doesn't seem all that surprising.
I've not had chance to try it more recently, and I've no doubt it has
improved since, but I still wouldn't think it's had enough testing to
be recommended for production use.
What's the current status of it on ppc?
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