[icedtea-web] RFC: allow icedtea-web to run with just a jre
omajid at redhat.com
Mon Aug 22 13:26:40 PDT 2011
On 08/22/2011 04:20 PM, Deepak Bhole wrote:
> * Dr Andrew John Hughes<ahughes at redhat.com> [2011-08-22 15:54]:
>> Yes, a jdk directory is required for building and it still should be possible to allow an alternative
>> binary to be set using --with-java. All three have sensible defaults, so in most cases, none will have
> Out of curiosity, why would one want to use a different binary via
> --with-java than the one in jdk-home? Just trying to understand what the
> use case there is..
We have a 'javac' script in icedtea6 that (among other things) removes
unrecognized arguments before invoking the real javac. This allows ecj
to substitute for javac. I suppose a similar wrapper 'java' script might
be desirable for some non-hotspot VM (like jamvm) that removes any
unrecognized -XX hotspot options.
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