Gentoo Archives: gentoo-java

From: "Jörg Schaible" <joerg.schaible@×××.de>
To: gentoo-java@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-java] Re: Re: Maven from source - version 2.x or 3.x ?
Date: Thu, 26 May 2011 16:27:11
Message-Id: irluts$1dd$
In Reply to: [gentoo-java] Re: Re: Maven from source - version 2.x or 3.x ? by "Jörg Schaible"
Jörg Schaible wrote:

> Kasun Gajasinghe wrote: > >> Hi Jörg, and Robert, >> >>>> FWIW one unresolved challenge for linux distributions with the rise of >>>> bytecode languages (such as Java) is that compressed bytecodes are not >>>> binaries in the usual sense (platform dependent machine executable >>>> machine code). i know that it's a hard thing for the linux community >>>> to hear but it's about time that the community acknowledged that these >>>> languages are now mainstream and stop trying to force them into a >>>> inappropriate provisioning model. >> >> So... what exactly are you suggesting? Switch in to using binaries >> instead of building from source paradigm? > > For Java: Yes. Use flags are still useful for dropping optional deps. I > recommended that already years ago.
I really meant years ... - Jörg