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From Sian January <sianjanu...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: Java 6 Snapshots (Was: Re: M9)
Date Thu, 19 Feb 2009 15:52:23 GMT
2009/2/18 Tim Ellison <t.p.ellison@gmail.com>:
> Regis wrote:
>> Sian January wrote:
>>> 2009/2/18 Jimmy,Jing Lv <firepure@gmail.com>:
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> 2009/2/18 Sian January <sianjanuary@googlemail.com>:
>>>>> Hi Jimmy,
>>>>>
>>>>> I agree it would be good to start thinking about milestone builds for
>>>>> our Java 6 code at some point, but if we're thinking about an official
>>>>> milestone release then I think it would be double the testing and
>>>>> would need a separate vote etc.  Perhaps it would be worth starting a
>>>>> new thread about this to see what people think?
>>>>     Thanks Sian, yes agreed.
>>>>
>>>>     Indeed as I see in our homepage, there's some link to the
>>>> snapshot, not the exact official milestone. As I find, the latest
>>>> snapshot of java5 is made on Dec 17th. 2008, but java6 snapshot hasn't
>>>> updated for years.  So just wondering if we can offer an update there?
>>>>
>>>
>>> That sounds good.  I'm not sure who normally uploads the Java 5
>>> snapshots, but I think it's Chunrong?  Do we have a regular Java 6
>>> build at the moment?
>>>
>>
>> Why not setup java6 build on Hundson, if machine resources are available?
>
> After a few false starts (seemingly caused by our penchant for svn
> switch) I have a 1.6 stream build running.  It is currently reporting a
> compile error in jdktools which I haven't had time to diagnose.  Looks
> like unpack200 is unhappy [1].
>
> [1]

Thanks for setting this up Tim.  Looking at the error it doesn't look
like jdktools has been updated for a while in the Java 6 branch.  Does
someone normally do this with a script, or is it a manual merge?

> http://hudson.zones.apache.org/hudson/view/Harmony/job/Harmony-1.6-head-linux-x86_64/9/console
>
> Regards,
> Tim
>



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