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Re: devel/jdk status?

On Mon, 19 May 2003, Christian Weisgerber wrote:

> Would the people who actually use this stuff care to provide a summary
> of the current status of our devel/jdk/* ports?
> >From what I can tell:
> * 1.1, 1.2, and 1.2-blackdown are historical (1999) and should probably
>   be removed.

1.2 = native i386 jdk 1.2.2	should stay
1.2-blackdown required to build (bootstrap) native jdk 1.2.2

One will assume the 1.2 will become 1.4 once the java porting team? get

> * 1.3-linux is randomly broken for some people ever since
>   emulators/redhat was updated.
> * 1.4-linux is marked BROKEN and has never worked in the first place.
> I'm sort of looking at removing most or all of this sore...

Apart from 1.2 && 1.2-blackdown I can't see why the rest can't go.


Ian McWilliam
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School of Computing & IT
University of Western Sydney.

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