RFR: 7133124 Remove redundant packages from JAR command line

Kelly O'Hair kelly.ohair at oracle.com
Fri Jan 27 20:40:49 UTC 2012


On Jan 26, 2012, at 2:47 PM, Georges Saab wrote:

>> As long as we target both 7u and 8 we will be using two different toolsets. But I agree that JPRT and RE should be using the same tools. That needs to be taken up with RE and Kelly.
> 
> Ideally not just using the same tools, but they should _be_ the same systems.  But I digress...


I have tried very hard to have JPRT match RE, this 6u14 vs. 6u18 difference was a mistake we will correct.

However, it is literally impossible to keep any two systems identical all the time, and many products used by RE
(like PocketSoft RTPATCH) are simply not available to all JPRT systems.
So this is always a best match situation. I do what I can to match RE because that's a primary goal of JPRT to insure
that RE builds will be successful.

We also have little control on when PDIT/GIT system maintenance could change the system
by installing patches or updates on systems. So there is always some randomness to the systems.

-kto


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