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[opensuse] Re: Sun JDK 1.5.10 and JDK 6
  • From: Franz Häuslschmid <lukrez@xxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 14 Jan 2007 15:38:42 +0100
  • Message-id: <eodf9i$39i$1@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
HG writes:

> Hi!
>
> On 12/29/06, Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > Hi all,
>> >
>> > Any ideas when JDK 1.5.10 and JDK 6 are going to be added to the
>> > opensuse reps?
>>
>> Not gonna happen in 10.2.
>>
>>
>> -`J'
>
> Why not?
>
> I know that you can get it from SUN, but with that installer you can
> not get it to run properly on SUSE linux.
>
> Java is one of the most important platforms... Personally, I moved
> development of some things to windows because of this. I know it's
> SUN's fault that the installer can not install it to SUSE properly
> (meaning that it works for all users and not just to the one that
> installed it), but knowing who to blame doesn't help. Bottom line is
> that if it's not available fro SUSE, then it's not. :-(

JDK 1.5.10 came with one of the last official openSUSE patches.
And I fetched JDK 6 from some sort of test channel from
openSUSE's build services:

<http://software.opensuse.org/download/Java:/addon:/test/openSUSE_10.2/>

HTH
Franz

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