this is probably a little touchy to ask...
cbergstrom at pathscale.com
Wed Sep 15 13:52:50 UTC 2010
Jonathan McKeown wrote:
> Yes. It lies with Sun and Oracle, and the licensing terms that prevent the
> FreeBSD project from distributing modified Java packages. More generally, the
> problem lies with companies who won't support FreeBSD but also prevent the
> project from supporting their product itself.
I've been wanting to ignore this thread because I know the amount of
work involved, but....
#1 Why doesn't someone sign-up and get the OpenJDK validation suite?
#2 Why doesn't someone pull Icedtea6, build it and then run the OpenJDK
I don't know if waiting for others is going to get the desired results
in this case..
After the project is rolling I'm happy to help make suggestions or give
a hand with how to make Hotspot and the whole JDK a little better
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