ports/151923: [patch] java/openjdk6: free and native openjdk bootstrap

Jung-uk Kim jkim at FreeBSD.org
Wed Nov 3 23:40:10 UTC 2010

The following reply was made to PR ports/151923; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Jung-uk Kim <jkim at FreeBSD.org>
To: David DEMELIER <demelier.david at gmail.com>
Cc: bug-followup at freebsd.org,
 freebsd-java at freebsd.org
Subject: Re: ports/151923: [patch] java/openjdk6: free and native openjdk bootstrap
Date: Wed, 3 Nov 2010 19:34:16 -0400

 On Wednesday 03 November 2010 06:43 pm, David DEMELIER wrote:
 > I made this like pkgsrc does, pkg_add -r openjdk6 pulls some
 > dependencies, I agree with you pkg_add'ing the prebuilt package is
 > possible but some people don't like this.
 If you are building it, you will need the dependencies sooner or later 
 anyway.  I don't see your point. :-/
 > If you run -current or -stable packages could be outdated too, here
 > using a bootstrap will build depends from ports and openjdk from
 > ports without any binaries and without any non-free binaries.
 What made you think that your bootstrap binaries won't be outdated?  
 In fact, I cannot shake the feeling that it may rot even faster than 
 prebuilt packages.
 Jung-uk Kim

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