Ubuntu 11.10 VM including OpenJDK Build Image

Wade Chandler hwadechandler-openjdk at yahoo.com
Thu Feb 23 13:53:38 UTC 2012

Forgot to send to list before...

On 02/23/2012 05:09 AM, Andrew Haley wrote:
> On 02/23/2012 04:09 AM, Wade Chandler wrote:
>> Perhaps this is being done for Fedora. I was under the impression
>> from the recent push, or at least perceived push, from Oracle to get
>> folks using the OpenJDK and not their builds distributed within an
>> operating system
> I don't understand.  OpenJDK is distributed within an OS.  Where did
> they say this?
Here I'm specifically referring to the EOL of the OS bundle license for 
the Sun/Oracle distributed runtimes. For instance, on Ubuntu now, one 
needs to go get the Oracle version specifically from them versus it 
being able to be installed from the Ubuntu software center.




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