New project: getting rid of IcedTea local patches

Andrew John Hughes gnu_andrew at
Wed Apr 1 11:04:21 PDT 2009

2009/4/1 Andrew Haley <aph at>:
> Andrew John Hughes wrote:
>> 2009/4/1 Kelly O'Hair <Kelly.Ohair at>:
>>> I can certainly help out with any build related (makefiles etc.)
>>> changes.
>> Good, because to my knowledge, those form the majority :)
>> However, my guess would also be that some require extensive reworking
>> to be generally acceptable (e.g. providing the option to build using
>> system libraries rather than forcing it).
> Those *may* be exactly the kind of patches we want to keep in IcedTea.
> We'll have to see.
> Andrew.

Yes, maybe I'm being a bit excessive/over-enthusiastic in wanting to
get everything upstream... :)
Andrew :-)

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