Java 7 for Mac OSX
ahughes at redhat.com
Mon Feb 20 10:38:35 PST 2012
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> On Feb 20, 2012, at 3:29 AM, Henri Gomez wrote:
> >> One question:
> >> By adding 32-bit support, do you mean the binary will be runnable
> >> on a
> >> 32-bit machine? Or, the sources can be built on a 32-bit machine?
> > To me 32 bit support means you could use -d32 flag to have JVM
> > works
> > in a 32bit land, so safe memory in many cases.
> Supporting a second architecture effectively doubles the testing
> overhead, and basically doubles the budget you need to spend on QA.
> What is the benefit to Oracle Corp for supporting a legacy
On a more positive note, there's no reason it has to be Oracle who supports
it. This is supposed to be a FOSS project after all; if you want something,
everything is there for you to make it happen :-)
> This is a serious question,
> Mike Swingler
> Apple Inc.
Free Java Software Engineer
Red Hat, Inc. (http://www.redhat.com)
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