Heads Up: JDK 7 Linux platforms moving to Fedora 9

Andrew John Hughes gnu_andrew at member.fsf.org
Fri Dec 19 19:46:44 UTC 2008

2008/12/19 Ismael Juma <mlists at juma.me.uk>:
> Andrew John Hughes <gnu_andrew at ...> writes:
>> Sounds like a distro build IMO.
> There are two issues here, trust and frequency. Some people like to get builds
> from Sun because they trust it more than their distro while others trust the
> distro more. But even if we disregard that, there's still the issue of
> frequency, until all distros provide builds with a decent amount of testing and
> release engineering every couple of weeks, there's still a place for Sun builds.
> Ismael

Wow -- those folks must really want bleeding-edge... ;)
Andrew :-)

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