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Re: PATCH RFA: Do not build java by default


On 11/01/2010 06:16 PM, Diego Novillo wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 31, 2010 at 15:09, Ian Lance Taylor <iant@google.com> wrote:
> 
>> Comments?  Approvals?
> 
> FWIW, I agree with this patch for the same reasons stated by Ian.
> Other than massively increasing build times, I have not seen
> substantial benefits for having java enabled by default.  Ada, on the
> other hand, has shown more usefulness in exposing bugs (particularly,
> middle end) and is many times faster.
> 
> This is the kind of patch that requires more consensus or agreement
> from the java maintainers.  aph, are you dead set against disabling
> java?

No.

> Is there anything we could do to change your mind?

Yes, if we have an autotester that runs the libgcj test suite and
mails maintainers (or the list) when they break things.

Andrew.


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