pointo1d pointo1d at gmail.com
Tue Sep 9 11:57:38 UTC 2014

On 09/09/14 12:55, Magnus Ihse Bursie wrote:
> On 2014-09-08 10:11, Erik Joelsson wrote:
>> On 2014-09-08 03:45, David Holmes wrote:
>>> On 6/09/2014 11:20 PM, pointo1d wrote:
>>>> Hi all ,
>>>> Whilst perusing the output from the command $ bash configure 
>>>> --help, in
>>>> connection with enabling/disabling parts of the build, I notice the 
>>>> use
>>>> of the terms FEATURE and PACKAGE but with little further information -
>>> Aren't they "legacy" configure terminology?
>> I think so too. The help output from configure has a portion added by 
>> autoconf, which is very general to configure scripts and may not 
>> apply completely to the configure script in OpenJDK.
> Indeed they are, and they are unfortunately not possible to modify. :-(
> /Magnus

Very many thanks to all for your insightful comments - I was rather 
hoping that they could be utilised to enable/disable components e.g. 
--with-jaxp etc.

​Dave Pointon FIAP MBCS - Contractor engaged by IBM

Now I saw, tho' too late, the folly of beginning a work before we count the cost and
before we we judge rightly of our strength to go thro' with it - Robinson Crusoe

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