OpenJDK prerequisites

Mike Swingler swingler at
Wed Mar 14 13:48:04 PDT 2012

I don't code-signing has anything to do with this…do you mean that the user has to authenticate?

If drag-and-drop replacement doesn't work (with authentication), then that's a bug that needs to be filed against the Finder at <>.

Mike Swingler
Apple Inc.

On Mar 14, 2012, at 1:16 PM, Henri Gomez wrote:

> Since I've got 2 OSX experts not too far.
> On Lion, drag and drop operation (install and update time), require to
> be signed for admin rights
> And update (ie dragging a new version over a previous one), didn't
> works anymore.
> Don't get such behaviour on SnowLeopard.
> DMG use standard hdiutil stuff, unchanged from Snow.
> Any idea about update problem ?
> 2012/3/14 Henri Gomez <henri.gomez at>:
>>> OS X 10.7.3 now takes care of all of these issues. For Snow Leopard you will
>>> still need Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 6, but on Lion you don't need Java
>>> 6 to install JDK 7.
>>> (Mike can correct me if I'm wrong.)
>>> -- Scott K.
>> page fixed.
>> Thanks Scott

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