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why should i open a bug? there is no bug in system, it is a missing
ok, if you mean that this is the only thing that may bring yava to
gentoo linux on sparc. i will do that. must make me familar to gentoo
bug system. hope i will do the request correct.
i know that suns java is much better.
Am Dienstag, den 02.01.2007, 21:17 +0000 schrieb Ferris McCormick:
> On Tue, 2007-01-02 at 22:04 +0100, harald wrote:
> > Hello Andrew,
> > thank´s for your very quick answer.
> > i don´t know exactly what exactly gentoo foundation and its developers
> > do. there are a several java sources available for sparc plattform. sun
> > has binaries for solaris. is it possible to install/transform these
> > binaries for gentoo? there are a lot of sources available from sun.
> > would it be possible to install/compile these sources on my machine?
> > would it be possible for gentoo to generate emerge packages with these
> > sources?
> Don't know. What you should do is open a bug against sparc requesting
> that the sources you are interested be wrapped in an ebuild which would
> support a version of java which would be acceptable to you. If you
> generate a bug like that, someone --- maybe me --- would at least look
> at it.
> > I knew about blackdown java for sparc, these are unstable and do not
> > support all official sun java features.
> Don't pursue blackdown; sun's product seems to be superior.
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