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From Thomas Koch <tho...@koch.ro>
Subject Re: [RFH][Announce] hadoop on its way into Debian
Date Tue, 02 Feb 2010 19:53:43 GMT
> Will this depend on sun java since that's the only java recommended by
> the Hadoop team?
It depends on a Debian specific meta package java6-runtime, which by default 
resolves to openjdk-6. But everybody is free to install sun-java instead, 
which also provides java6-runtime.
If there would be a hard dependency on sun-java, then hadoop could not enter 
the main repository of Debian, since sun-java is not free.

Thomas Koch, http://www.koch.ro

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