Building on Fedora 6

Andrew Haley aph at
Fri May 11 11:34:57 UTC 2007

Max (Weijun) Wang writes:
 > My 2 cents:
 > It's called "binary plugs", which means it's used to provide binaries  
 > for those components whose sources are not included in the OpenJDK  
 > yet. So, even today it looks like a full JDK, tomorrow you may see it  
 > includes only several jars and native libraries, and then one day, it  
 > will disappear completely.

Sure, but it's just a way to solve the bootstrapping problem: once
you've built a working JDK, you're not going to need the "binary
plugs" any more.  I'm talking about free software developers' needs
over the next week or two.


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