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

Brad Wetmore bradford.wetmore at oracle.com
Mon Jun 10 18:34:06 UTC 2013

For the JCE builds, I'm hoping to have a look at this soon along with 
some other back-burnered tasks.  Unfortunately, some unexpected family 
matters cut into my availability the last three weeks.


On 6/4/2013 6:22 AM, Erik Joelsson wrote:
> 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.
> /Erik

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