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Re: [PATCH] Java - allow compiling a compressed .jar/.zip archive
>>>>> "Jeff" == Jeff Sturm <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Jeff> Sure, it's a matter of conflicting goals. Anybody not using
Jeff> i686-linux these days is outnumbered by those who are.
Jeff> Arguably, there are more users who will benefit from the
Jeff> convenience of compressed zipfiles than those who would be
Jeff> affected by this bug.
Yeah. Also, my own bias is towards forward motion, when possible. I
think in this case the patches suffered from bad timing, what with the
impending release and all.
Jeff> I think it ought to be resolved somehow before the 3.0 branch.
Jeff> FWIW, I just posted a possible fix.
I've managed to build an alpha toolchain, so if some time frees up
I'll be able to look into this. Hard to say though.