Makefile patch needed when building the b20 OpenJDK source drop
Kelly.Ohair at Sun.COM
Wed Sep 26 03:12:06 UTC 2007
I would love for these binary plugs to go away, and second best, make
them trivially available, but we are in legal territory here.
I will bring up this issue and see if we can't do what you suggest,
but I am not a lawyer, no promises.
They are a royal pain, no argument there.
Ted Neward wrote:
> If they're going to change with every build release, then it's even MORE
> important to make sure they're in some kind of source repository. Otherwise,
> the whole point of keeping it in a source-code control repository
> (rollbacks, check out to a label, and so on) goes completely out the window
> when I can't get the corresponding binary plugs.
> I can't be the only one who grew up under the rule of source control that
> states, "Everything necessary to create a build must be stored in the source
> repository", can I?
> Ted Neward
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>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Christian Thalinger [mailto:twisti at complang.tuwien.ac.at]
>> Sent: Monday, September 24, 2007 2:03 AM
>> To: Ted Neward
>> Cc: Tim.Bell at Sun.COM; build-dev at openjdk.java.net
>> Subject: RE: Makefile patch needed when building the b20 OpenJDK source
>> On Sun, 2007-09-23 at 23:40 -0700, Ted Neward wrote:
>>> If they can't rest in the same repository, then perhaps a different
>>> I'm just looking to be able to do a "svn up" (or its Mercurial
>>> and know that I've got everything I need to build the OpenJDK; it's a
>>> more tedious to "svn up" then fetch the latest binary plugs
>>> since I'm betting they're not going to change as frequently as the
>>> does), and only then do a build.
>> That's wrong. Every source build has it's matching binary plug. See:
>> - twisti
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