Where have all the "fastdebug" builds gone?
Ulf.Zibis at gmx.de
Tue Nov 8 12:38:25 UTC 2011
thanks for your clarification in brief words.
That's exactly what me irritates too.
I would be so convenient, having some debug builds somewhere to download, ready for use.
To be exact, the 6u25 fastdebug binary, you have mentioned, is not a release version, it's an EA
Am 08.11.2011 12:46, schrieb Volker Simonis:
> Just to be clear:
> - I know that this an OpenJDK mailing list
> - I know that http://jdk[6,7,8].java.net/download.html contains Oracle
> JDK binaries
> - I know I can build OpenJDK fastdebug build myself (even on Windows:)
> But I just thought that some of the Oracle folks on this list may know
> why 6u25 is the only release
> for which the download page currently offers debug builds:
> while this is not the case for any other release (nor before 6u25 and
> neither after 6u25)
> Thank you and best regards,
> On Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 12:08 PM, Ulf Zibis<Ulf.Zibis at gmx.de> wrote:
>> Hi Volker,
>> maybe you find some answers here:
>> Am 08.11.2011 11:30, schrieb Volker Simonis:
>>> I could have sworn that
>>> http://jdk6.java.net/download.html and
>>> always contained product AND "fastdebug" builds, but as I just
>>> verified today there are no more "fastdebug" builds available neither
>>> for JDK6 nor for JDK7 and JDK8.
>>> Is this intentional?
>>> Is there any other source for debug builds of the original Oracle JDK?
>>> The debug builds have always been very useful to track down problems,
>>> especially because many of the diagnostic VM options are only
>>> available in debug builds.
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