release identifier in 7 appends `-icedtea'
omajid at redhat.com
Tue Feb 28 08:58:32 PST 2012
On 02/27/2012 04:39 PM, Matthias Klose wrote:
> $ /usr/lib/jvm/java-7-openjdk/bin/java -version
> java version "1.7.0_03-icedtea"
> OpenJDK Runtime Environment (IcedTea7 2.1) (7~u3-2.1-1ubuntu2)
> OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM (build 22.0-b10, mixed mode)
> given how much software parses the version identifier, and likely
> stumbles over the alpha characters, please can we remove it? The origin
> of such a build is clearly documented with the 2nd and 3rd lines.
Yes, I think changing the format of the version is a mistake and will
cause lots of issues down the road. +1 on removing it.
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