IcedTea Bootstrap Process

Mark Reinhold mr at
Fri Jan 16 20:47:37 PST 2009

> Date: Sat, 17 Jan 2009 04:14:38 +0000
> From: Andrew John Hughes <gnu_andrew at>

> ...
> Sorry, I'm not trying to attack your methods here. It's simply my
> impression that Sun may be against maintaining something in the main
> tree they don't support, but you probably have a better idea of the
> likelihood of it happening.

In principle I think it's a fine idea for there to be ports in the main
tree that aren't maintained by Sun -- as long as they're maintained by

- Mark

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