OpenJDK and BSD


Stephane Russell pointed at work bringing the OpenJDK to the BSDs – anyone want to help out?

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  1. Samh says:

    I spoke with Dalibor Topic about OpenJDK at OSCON.

    It’s actually JDK 7, not 6, it’s all to do with the licensing.

    Landon Fuller has binaries available for Darwin[1], in fact , reading the original proposal email[2] it appears there are already patches for FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD and MacOS X, the BSD porters project means the patches have been accepted by OpenJDK.

    [1]http://landonf.bikemonkey.org/code/java/OpenJDK_7_Binaries.20080820.html
    [2]http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/porters-dev/2008-July/000170.html

  2. [...] looks like there’s already BSD-specific patches for OpenJDK according to commenter Samh; anyone want to see how well these would work for [...]

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