Ubuntu 11.10 VM including OpenJDK Build Image

Andrew Haley aph at redhat.com
Thu Feb 23 15:56:44 UTC 2012

On 02/23/2012 01:53 PM, Wade Chandler wrote:
> 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.

You're not really explaining this very well.  Why would the EOL of
JDK 6 have any bearing on this?


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