some questions about Java ports
Mikhail.Teterin at murex.com
Mon Oct 3 11:36:01 PDT 2005
> I think that would be incorrect. JDK 1.5 is unlikely to be the first
> target of a port except for maybe sparc64 (and I know that the CVS version
> of 1.3 already partially supports sparc64, so even that is unlikely).
Alright, so it has to be more complex, than I thought, but evidently it has to
take the ARCH into account as each JDK has platforms, where it does not
> Now there are other selection criteria (native or not, vendor), so it
> doesn't make sense to arbitrarily pick one selection criterion (version) and
> mix it with the simple yes/no of whether the port uses Java or not.
Why not continue mixing it? The yes/no is, literally, a one-bit value, but
many bytes are used to store it.
> Despite that, the old way of doing things does work, you'll just get hate
> mail from Herve and I if you commit a new port that uses it ;-).
I'll look forward to that. Thanks...
P.S. Can you, please, look into the JAVA_HOME not being appended to MAKE_ENV
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