RFR: 7133124 Remove redundant packages from JAR command line

Georges Saab georges.saab at oracle.com
Sat Jan 28 05:52:57 UTC 2012

On 27 jan 2012, at 12:40, Kelly O'Hair wrote:

> 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,

Exactly.  If the same system is used for checkin-test builds and production builds then you no
longer have two systems that need to be 'kept in sync'.  

> 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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