IcedTea Bootstrap Process

Gary Benson gbenson at
Mon Jan 19 01:17:45 PST 2009

Kurt Miller wrote:
> True. At some point we will get to OpenJDK6 too. For now I'm
> following the standard practice of following current/HEAD/tip to
> increase the likelihood of our work making it in the main tree. If
> it turns out that Sun isn't interested in merging BSD support into
> the main tree I would expect that we will change our focus to
> OpenJDK6.

How are the BSD changes split between HotSpot and the class library?
I don't know if you know this, but for IcedTea6 we replace the bundled
HotSpot with a much newer version, so we may be working closer to the
main tip than you realise, for HotSpot at least.



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