Pending Removal of Java support on IA64

Title: Pending Removal of Java support on IA64
Author: Petteri Räty <>
Author: IA64 Arch Team <>
Author: Vlastimil Babka <>
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Posted: 2011-02-19
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Since the IA64 arch team does not have the resources to maintain Java support,
we have agreed that ia64 keywords will be dropped from Java packages, and the 
java USE flag masked on IA64, unless more manpower becomes available.
If you are willing to help with the maintenance, please contact
If there is not enough interest, Java support will be removed during the second
half of March 2011.

The removal is tracked in bug #345433.