Heads Up: JDK 7 Linux platforms moving to Fedora 9

Andrew Haley aph at redhat.com
Fri Dec 19 11:39:00 UTC 2008

Martin Buchholz wrote:
> build 42 has come, and the JDK binaries no longer work on my
> system (32-bit Ubuntu dapper).  java -version gives
> an instant crash with "floating point exception".
> Not very friendly.
> I have always liked the fact that in the past Sun's JDK engineers
> put in great effort to ensure that JDK binaries work on
> a large variety of systems, generally by being built on
> some old unloved machine in the closet.
> I believe using Fedora 9 for official binaries is
> excessively aggressive.

Does this failure to run on Ubuntu dapper have anything to do with
Fedora 9?


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