Where's the compiler?

Neo Jia neojia at gmail.com
Fri May 18 18:56:38 PDT 2007

On 5/18/07, Jonathan Gibbons <Jonathan.Gibbons at sun.com> wrote:
> As some of you have noticed, the compiler has moved, and grown a few
> extra files, and is now called OpenJDK.
> By which I mean that when we open sourced the compiler sources last
> year, they were made available in a readonly subversion repository of
> their own. But the compiler has always been part of JDK, and now that
> JDK has been open sourced, the compiler source files can be found there,
> as part of OpenJDK.  Look for the Subversion link on the left of the
> OpenJDK pages.
> But wait, there's more ...
> As you know, OpenJDK will sometime soon be changing to use Mercurial, so
> these Subversion repositories are somewhat temporary anyway. We may
> continue to make them available for people's convenience after the
> Mercurial transition, but the real truth will soon be in the Mercurial
> repositories.

Will there be any update for bug database?


> But wait, there's more ...
> In the meantime, there's a hiccup in our ability to update the OpenJDK
> webpages, because the new pages themselves are in a new Mercurial
> repository. Once we get access to that one sorted out, we'll update the
> pages with the latest info.
> Sorry for the inconvenience; normal service will be resumed as soon as
> possible. Meantime, we really are trying to make this easier for everyone.
> -- Jon G

I would remember that if researchers were not ambitious
probably today we haven't the technology we are using!

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