On 16:41 Mon 16 Nov , Orcan Ogetbil wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 16, 2009 at 4:33 PM, Mary Ellen Foster wrote:
> > What's the benefit of doing the GCJ AOT-compilation steps as defined
> > in https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging/GCJGuidelines? Doesn't
> > everyone just use OpenJDK these days? It adds a bunch of extra stuff
> > to every Java spec file and makes all java packages arch-specific
> > instead of noarch, which always feels a bit weird ...
> > MEF
> Ah the famous topic
> I think the latest explanation for the AOT bits were that they are
> still needed in ppc* architectures because openjdk is still slow on
> those machines.
> I don't know if this has changed since. But from F-13 on, I expect
> that we will drop the AOT bit requirement since ppc* won't be primary
> architectures anymore.
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AOT is still beneficial with some applications, even on non-ppc
architectures -- ecj being the prime example.
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