Ubuntu 11.10 VM including OpenJDK Build Image

Donald Smith donald.smith at oracle.com
Tue Feb 14 13:45:34 UTC 2012

Personally, I think a well formed list of links to the community 
binaries makes a lot of sense.

  - Don

On 14/02/2012 7:06 AM, Dalibor Topic wrote:
> On 2/14/12 2:19 AM, John Yeary wrote:
>> Let me make sure I understand, on the OpenJDK site we don't want to host
>> binaries either built by community folks, or Oracle?
> Distributing (third party) binaries is not what OpenJDK is set up to do well.
> In the way of a broken analogy, it's a bit like the Linux kernel, and its
> source-code only kernel.org, then it is like, say, a full-fledged Linux
> distribution, that provides binaries, caters to end users, etc. Or gcc.gnu.org,
> for another example.
>> If I have a binary, add it as an attachment to the wiki for the specific
>> port?
> That won't work, technically. But then, there is also a lot more work to
> distributing any open source code then finding a spot large enough to host
> a binary.
> cheers,
> dalibor topic

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