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Re: OpenJDK binaries

On Sat, 28 Feb 2009, Christos Zoulas wrote:
> | I never understood why you need Java to build Java
> Because the compiler is written in java and the runtime needs to have a
> the compiled java code to run.

I have a prejudice against third party binaries.  Is there a way of
building a very old version of java using only a C or C++ compiler,
and then use the very old version of java to build a not-quite-so-old
version of java, etc.?

--apb (Alan Barrett)

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