[icedtea-web] RFC: Fix for PR779: IcedTea-Web plug-in hardcodes jpi-version to 1.6.0
doko at ubuntu.com
Wed Aug 31 03:46:27 PDT 2011
On 08/31/2011 01:48 AM, Dr Andrew John Hughes wrote:
> On 13:36 Tue 30 Aug , Deepak Bhole wrote:
>> Attached patch fixes PR779:
>> It makes the jpi-version dynamic rather than static.
>> Okay for HEAD and 1.1?
> No, this patch is incorrect. There is no guarantee that the javac
> used to build will be of the same JDK version used at runtime,
> or even that it will be installed (your previous JRE patches allow
> IcedTea-Web to work without a JDK remember?)
No. There is nothing wrong with this approach. As long as you have the same
version in SYSTEM_JDK_DIR and SYSTEM_JDK_DIR/jre, everthing is fine. Anything
else is a broken configuration/installation anyway.
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