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Andrew John Hughes gnu_andrew at
Mon May 18 14:57:42 PDT 2009

2009/5/18 Joseph D. Darcy <Joe.Darcy at>:
> Andrew John Hughes wrote:
>>> snip...
>>> Given how well this model works for IcedTea working with OpenJDK, I'm
>>> confident it can also work for the JDK's incorporation of corba, jaxp,
>>> and
>>> jaxws :-)
>> Indeed, IcedTea already downloads a tarball of the HSX repository and
>> deletes the OpenJDK6 version.  Having to sync between HSX and OpenJDK6
>> just seems to create unnecessary work.
>> The big question is what would be in the build drops -- would these be
>> a complete amalgamation of all the tarballs from their various sources
>> or just upstream OpenJDK6 (i.e. jdk and langtools by the sound of it)?
> That is a detail that remains to be worked out.  Would you prefer one big
> tarball?
> -Joe

I think it would be easier and we then also know we are using exactly
the same sources as Sun, and can compare e.g. test results.
Andrew :-)

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