java jvm/jdk

Brian Skahan bskahan at
Sun Nov 7 07:45:49 CST 2004

On Sun, 07 Nov 2004 07:36:47 -0500, Michael McCabe
<mccabemt at> wrote:
> Gentoo requires it's users to fetch the jvm package from Sun or IBM's
> webpage.  I'd prefer to stay away from Blackdown, I've always gotten
> better performance out of the Sun or IBM jdk.  If we this is only being
> brought up because of Eclipse how about looking into building it with
> gcj.  I used Eclipse 2.0 with gcj and it was stable.

Noticed on one planet fedora a while back that they've built Eclipse 3
with gcj.  Not ready for production but progress is being made.


Brian Skahan

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