Ubuntu 11.10 VM including OpenJDK Build Image
johnyeary at gmail.com
Mon Feb 13 15:00:18 UTC 2012
Is there a place where we can place "community" builds for various
platforms. I would like to have a central repository for them. I am
uploading a version of my openjdk7-zerovm-ppc build so that someone can use
it to bootstrap a BSD build. I am using my Google Storage account to do it
though. I know I could put it on Java.net, but I would like some more
central spot on Java.net.
Ultimately, I would like to see "official" OpenJDK builds for various
platforms posted on the main OpenJDK site. I know we have some promoted
builds but it would be nice to have a CI setup.
"Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even
though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who
neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the gray twilight
that knows not victory nor defeat."
-- Theodore Roosevelt
On Mon, Feb 13, 2012 at 9:48 AM, Patrick Wright <pdoubleya at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I'd expect in either case someone to come with a generated image on a
> couple of mediums,
> > so I'm not sure that bandwidth would be a problem - basically, have one
> person run the
> > image build before the event, and bring along enough bits for everyone.
> I agree, and this has the great advantage that if the update/build
> toolchain is stable, one can easily decide what version/release to
> build (e.g. with or without lambda would be interesting at the
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