Appropriateness for inclusion in MacPorts

Clemens Lang cal at
Thu Sep 14 19:20:46 UTC 2017


On Tue, Sep 12, 2017 at 12:28:07PM +0000, Rainer Müller wrote:
> As Java applications are mostly self-contained without external
> dependencies (no dynamically linked libraries), I guess the approach
> to just extract the .zip will work.
> However, I do not know what kind of compatibility we can expect from
> the bytecode.

IIRC Java bytecode hasn't changed since 1.6, so we should be fine. There
are precedent cases for just packaging Java bytecode in MacPorts, too.


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