Orphaning java-1.5.0-gcj

Andrew Haley aph at redhat.com
Mon Apr 7 17:29:52 UTC 2014

On 04/07/2014 03:23 PM, Peter Robinson wrote:
>> There have been a few discussions about this in the past but no action.
>> With feature freeze approaching for F21, I think this is a good time to
>> address this.
>> I will be orphaning java-1.5.0-gcj in Fedora on April 8th. If anyone
>> wants to take over, please let me know. Please do keep in mind though
>> that we really should just remove GCJ (despite the effect it will have
>> on pdftk) as preferred by one of the primary authors of it (Andrew
>> Haley):
> How does this affect the bring up of new architectures, I seem to
> remember when doing the various variants of ARM we needed this for
> bringup of the newer releases, is that still the case or is there
> other means of achieving that?

As of JDK8, OpenJDK can be cross-compiled.  Not before time, either.


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