Joe Desbonnet writes:
I'm wondering what the strategy is regarding the existing stack
the Sun stack now that it's under a Fedora compatible license. Will
the two initiatives merge sometime in the future? I'm sure this
has been discussed to death in other forums, but can someone who is
familiar with what's going on summarize?
Top level: we don't yet know.
Hopefully we'll soon be shipping Sun's Java or a package derived from
it. However, it only runs on a couple of the architectures supported
by GNU/Linux, and while we are working on porting it to other
architectures, it'll be a while yet.
There are people who would like to see gcj contine, myself included.
We've recently upgraded gcj to Java 1.5 status.
We'll be supporting both in Fedora for the medium term.
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