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Re: [PATCH] Java - allow compiling a compressed .jar/.zip archive


>>>>> "Jeff" == Jeff Sturm <jeff.sturm@commerceone.com> 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.

Thanks.

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.

Tom

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