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Re: PATCH RFA: Do not build java by default
- From: Andrew Haley <aph at redhat dot com>
- To: Diego Novillo <dnovillo at google dot com>
- Cc: Ian Lance Taylor <iant at google dot com>, gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org, java at gcc dot gnu dot org, gcc-patches at gcc dot gnu dot org, java-patches at gcc dot gnu dot org
- Date: Mon, 01 Nov 2010 18:58:03 +0000
- Subject: Re: PATCH RFA: Do not build java by default
- References: <email@example.com> <AANLkTinN2srdxEJzeeNnofjbdLNaYZTxUW2TJv6==ZYG@mail.gmail.com>
On 11/01/2010 06:16 PM, Diego Novillo wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 31, 2010 at 15:09, Ian Lance Taylor <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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
> 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.