Found OpenJDK 6 windows build at

Andrew Haley aph at
Wed Nov 3 10:03:34 UTC 2010

On 11/03/2010 09:17 AM, Mark Wielaard wrote:
> On Tue, 2010-11-02 at 21:49 -0300, Fernando Cassia wrote:
>> On Tue, Nov 2, 2010 at 7:33 PM, Dr Andrew John Hughes
>> <gnu_andrew at> wrote:
>>> Our Free plugin and Web Start implementation have now been split out
>>> into the icedtea-web project which should see its first independent
>>> release soon.  We'd certainly be interested in seeing this ported to
>>> other platforms.
>> Why not make it part of OpenJDK, so the user only has to install
>> openJDK to get a fully functional java installation ? (both JRE and
>> browser plug-in and Java Web Start) ??.
> Having independent parts in independent repositories does help with
> parallel development sometimes. It isn't much different from having
> separate hg trees in a forest. Of course if you want to provide a full
> free java implementation you have to combine them for your users.
> Everybody is free to do that when they create a distribution, and that
> is what the GNU/Linux distos do for their icedtea/openjdk packages.

That's right.

I'm not at all convinced that there is any benefit in having Java
install in one enormous lump.  If I had my way the installation would
be much more fine-grained, and with the development of Project Jigsaw
it seems clear that this is the way things are headed.


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