JDK 7 M3 status
Max (Weijun) Wang
Weijun.Wang at Sun.COM
Tue May 5 17:03:34 PDT 2009
The bsd-port repo is a little behind (latest tag is b48). NIO2 may
need some porting work but no one is working on it.
On May 6, 2009, at 5:44 AM, Andrew John Hughes wrote:
> 2009/5/5 Mark Reinhold <mr at sun.com>:
>>> Date: Tue, 05 May 2009 08:55:36 -0700
>>> From: silverburgh.meryl at gmail.com
>>> Will Jdk 7 M3 work on Mac OS 10.5?
>> Sorry, no; we'll be shipping builds only for Linux, Solaris, and
>> Apple is responsible for the JDK on Mac OS. As we get further into
>> schedule we'll be working closely with Apple to help ensure that
>> JDK 7
>> is available on Mac OS in a timely fashion, but at the moment I don't
>> know of any plans to do a Mac OS build of M3.
>> - Mark
> There is of course the BSD port - http://openjdk.java.net/projects/bsd-port/
> It really depends what you exactly mean by 'will JDK 7 M3 work on Mac
> OS'. Are you talking about the source code or the builds produced by
> Sun? How willing you are to get in there and get your hands dirty? I
> think it's safe to say there won't be a downloadable click-and-run
> build for a long time yet.
> Andrew :-)
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