Heads Up: JDK 7 Linux platforms moving to Fedora 9

hwadechandler-openjdk at yahoo.com hwadechandler-openjdk at yahoo.com
Sat Dec 20 16:01:09 UTC 2008

CentOS would be good in that case. It is a binary compatible, as it is
built from the same sources, RH. Ubuntu is based on Debian is it not?
But definitely with RHx or CentOSx you'll get a longer release cycle of
the OS itself.


Wade Chandler, CCE
Software Engineer and Developer, Certified Forensic Computer Examiner, NetBeans Dream Team Member, and NetBeans Board Member

----- Original Message ----
> From: Martin Buchholz <martinrb at google.com>
> To: Kelly O'Hair <Kelly.Ohair at sun.com>
> Cc: discuss at openjdk.java.net; build-dev <build-dev at openjdk.java.net>; Xiomara Jayasena <Xiomara.Jayasena at sun.com>
> Sent: Saturday, December 20, 2008 4:07:15 AM
> Subject: Re: Heads Up: JDK 7 Linux platforms moving to Fedora 9
> On Fri, Dec 19, 2008 at 11:39, Kelly O'Hair wrote:
> > So what we need to do is figure out if there is a way to build
> > on Fedora9 that allows the product to work better on other systems,
> > or if we need to change to something other than Fedora9.
> >
> > Constructive suggestions are welcome.
> I suggest not trying to use Fedora9 for release engineering builds.
> Let individual developers use Fedora, if they wish.
> Use one of the stable supported releases (or their clones) that
> include glibc 2.3.  Either RHEL 4 or Ubuntu dapper would qualify.
> Martin

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