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    Phoronix: GCC Compiler Finishes Nuking Java Support (GCJ)

    The GNU Compiler Collection (GCC) is finishing up the removal of Java / GCJ support ahead of next year's GCC 7 release...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...s-Removing-GCJ

  • #2
    Thank. You. For. This. Finally extracting GNU CC won't take forever.

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    • #3
      To be fair: They had to nuke Java from orbit.. It was the only way to be sure

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      • #4
        Originally posted by carewolf View Post
        To be fair: They had to nuke Java from orbit.. It was the only way to be sure

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        • #5
          I think some common programs in Linux distributions were actually using gcj. I can't remember which but maybe some pdf application? pdftk?

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          • #6
            Here's a list.. https://gcc.gnu.org/java/done.html

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            • #7
              GCJ was one of the players (Kaffee, GNU Classpath, ...) that actually made Sun open-source their Java reference implementation, so big kudos to the GCJ hackers

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