Need Advice to see if we can ship OpenJDK/JRE with Commercial App
dantran at gmail.com
Tue Nov 1 02:15:54 UTC 2011
I am extremely thankful for this redhat 5.5/openjdk 1.7 work. looking
forward to see it happen.
On Mon, Oct 31, 2011 at 2:42 PM, Dr Andrew John Hughes
<ahughes at redhat.com> wrote:
> On 20:38 Wed 26 Oct , Dan Tran wrote:
>> If someone can point me to a prebuild of openjdk 1.7 for CentOS/Redhad
>> 5.5+, it is very much appreciated. So far I only found discussion for
>> Ferora, ubuntu, etc
> Although 7 is in Gentoo and going into F16 (and probably the latest Ubuntu too),
> it won't appear in RHEL until there is at least a TCK available, as there is for 6.
> I also believe you'll have problems on RHEL/CentOS 5.x (see posts on
> distro-pkg-dev at openjdk.java.net) due to the age of some of the
> dependencies. NIO relies on some newer system calls and libraries
> than are provided by RHEL 5. For instance, there have been issues with
> building against glib.
> I'll try and have a look myself at getting RHEL5 + IcedTea 2.0 (which
> uses OpenJDK 7) working soon, but my RHEL5 box is pretty slow. If I do,
> I could post the binaries somewhere.
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