Producing community binaries for OpenJDK

Martijn Verburg martijnverburg at
Thu Mar 23 15:15:29 UTC 2017

Hi Mario,

Perfect!  You can already see all of the code and issues etc at the (look for the recent openjdk-* named
repos).  You can see the CI master at  I
really do want to get one more website fix in before I release that
today as it will convey important licensing and community information
(I don't want FUD about this effort to spread, so a decent About / FAQ
is required).

On 23 March 2017 at 14:59, Mario Torre <neugens.limasoftware at> wrote:
> 2017-03-23 15:30 GMT+01:00 Martijn Verburg <martijnverburg at>:
>> A key idea is that the entirety of the build infrastructure (servers,
>> build scripts etc) will be open and auditable so that end users can
>> know exactly how a binary was built.
>> We currently have Linux x64 and Mac OS X and are looking to rapidly
>> add the other common Linux variants + Windoze and Solaris.  I imagine
>> some strong collaboration can form here with IcedTea and other
>> efforts!
> Yes, this is a nice idea.
> IcedTea is already the base for most downstream Linux distributions,
> but we don't have the resources to offer a build farm or binaries, so
> I can see value added in this case. You should really try to sync up
> with Jiri about that.
> For the windozer stuff, Alex Kashchenko is working on that, it may
> make sense for you to sync up with him too, I think his work is quite
> advanced at this stage:
>> We're still working on the publicizing of the slack channel so there's
>> nothing hidden and I've got an About page to throw up but then the
>> strawman prototype is ready to be looked at and we can organise a
>> Google hangout or similar for the core people behind the Docker /
>> script and website work to explain how it all hangs together.
> I'm looking forward for the iron curtain to be lifted ;)
> Cheers,
> Mario
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