la.tinca at gmail.com
Mon Nov 2 20:15:45 UTC 2009
On Fri, 30 Oct 2009 14:29:38 -0700
Brian Gardner <brian at getsnappy.com> wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> I've completed the port of openjdk6 from b16 to b17. I've blogged
> about the upgrade here:
> You can download this port and test it before it is committed from:
> To install the port:
> cd /usr/ports/java
> tar -xjf <path_to_tar_bundle>/openjdk6-b17.tar.gz
> cd openjdk6-b17
> I haven't done any testing yet and before I commit I would like to
> address the existing issue with poor font quality.
> Please leave good or bad comments about your experience with the
> preliminary build on this mailing list or my blog, so we can speed
> the process of committing a more stable and up-to-date version of
> Java for FreeBSD.
Since a picture worth thousand words, here comes two :-)
The first screenshot is made using sun-jdk, the other one with the new
A lot of difference regarding font properties in various panels can be
seen: font size, type, emphasis, right margin (e.g. red line)
(Sorry for not giving high fidelty in other non-relevant aspects.)
IntelliJ's IDEA still looks bad. I can make similar screenshots in
case you need.
Thanks for your work!
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