old build - has a date been set for its removal?

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Tue Jun 4 12:13:34 UTC 2013

On 04/06/2013 12:25, Erik Joelsson wrote:
> On 2013-06-04 13:18, Alan Bateman wrote:
>> The new build has been the default for more than 4 months now (since 
>> b74 I think). For the period after the switch then we were careful to 
>> keep the old build working but it's a tax and I'm wondering if we are 
>> past that phase now. If we are past that phase then I wonder if there 
>> is a plan to remove the old make files?
> I understand the security team is still stuck with the old until all 
> their issues are resolved. The fix I have for them is unfortunately 
> breaking sjavac, for which I have requested a fix from langtools. Even 
> if sjavac isn't default I think it would be bad to push a change that 
> made it completely useless.
Okay, I thought the issue for the security-dev folks was behind us. Once 
this one is fixed (without breaking sjavac) then what would you think 
about setting a date, after which the old build is "officially" dead.


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