SV: Adding another configuration feature to libjava for arm-elfmetal configurations
Thu May 1 16:16:00 GMT 2003
Anthony Green writes:
> On Wed, 2003-04-30 at 10:58, Øyvind Harboe wrote:
> > Do you think it is worth the effort to try to create patch for a
> > handful more of disable/enable-java-foo (like
> > disable/enable-java-awt) configuration options(i.e. does it stand
> > any chance of being accepted)?
> I don't know. To be honest, I believe you will have a hard time
> finding nice chunks to toggle like that.
Javasoft do, with Java "profiles". I can't imagine any reason why
they can but we can't.
> One reason the library is so big is because the core classes are so
> "connected". ie. ClassLoader requires networking requires
> internationalization etc (or something like that).
That's true. Presumably, making a profile involves disconnecting some
classes such as internationalization.
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