[BLFS Trac] #3051: Modify note in JDK instructions

BLFS Trac trac at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Feb 16 07:11:05 PST 2010


#3051: Modify note in JDK instructions
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 Reporter:  dj@…                     |       Owner:  randy@…                   
     Type:  task                     |      Status:  assigned                  
 Priority:  normal                   |   Milestone:  future                    
Component:  BOOK                     |     Version:  SVN                       
 Severity:  normal                   |    Keywords:                            
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Comment(by willimm):

 Replying to [comment:1 dj@…]:
 > I cannot work on them any longer due to licensing restrictions with Sun
 regarding OpenJDK.  It might be nice to transfer the old source build
 instructions to the wiki from an old revision and link there, noting that
 the patches might need a little massaging.  Would be nicer to put the
 source build back into the book, but trust me, I do understand how much of
 a pain that is, and I simply cannot do it now, or it would have been done
 (or in queue).
 Well, there's always IcedTea for your consumption:

 icedtea.classpath.org

 It replaces the binary plugs with free software versions of them.

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