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

Erik Joelsson erik.joelsson at oracle.com
Tue Jun 4 13:22:55 UTC 2013

On 2013-06-04 14:13, Alan Bateman wrote:
> 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.
I would love to.

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