Subject: Re: java category
To: None <>
From: Jan Schaumann <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/12/2003 22:41:44
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Christos Zoulas <> wrote:
> In article <>,
> Todd Vierling <> wrote:

> >I'd recommend against renaming 1.4.1, because sun-j{dk,re}14 should
> >eventually *become* 1.4.2 once that works properly on NetBSD.  Java lang=
> >features come in major levels (1.2.x, 1.3.x, 1.4.x), so ideally only the
> >latest from each of these branches should be necessary in the long run.
> once it works is now.
> >(Incidentally, Sun may end up EOL'ing 1.4.1 sooner than you think.)
> Yes, and it will never work with the current KERNBASE. I suggest we remove
> 1.4.1 and make 1.4.2. It will never work properly on 1.6.x and having it
> there semi-working for 1.6.x is making users confused.

Yes, this makes sense.  I will make it so.


A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely
foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.

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