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From Harsh J <ha...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: Ubuntu 12.04 - Which JDK?
Date Thu, 08 Nov 2012 08:37:35 GMT
Hi Sanjeev,

Unfortunately, official Ubuntu repositories no longer supports Oracle
JDK/JRE 6. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Java#Oracle_.28Sun.29_Java_6

On Thu, Nov 8, 2012 at 11:47 AM, Sanjeev Verma
<sanjeev.x.verma@gmail.com> wrote:
> AFAIK, openjdk can be used to run hadoop. Why do you want to build hadoop
> from source? Get precompiled binaries and you will be ok.
>
> Also, you can install sun/oracle jdk on ubuntu. Just google for
> instructions, u will find plenty, like here -
> http://www.ubuntututorials.com/install-oracle-java-jdk-7-ubuntu-12-04/.
> These are for jdk 7, but you can follow the same to install jdk 6.
>
> Enjoy!
>
> On Nov 8, 2012 11:30 AM, "ac@hsk.hk" <ac@hsk.hk> wrote:
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I am planning to use Ubuntu 12.04, from
>> http://wiki.apache.org/hadoop/HadoopJavaVersions, about OpenJDK
>>
>> "Note*: OpenJDK6 has some open bugs w.r.t handling of generics... so
>> OpenJDK cannot be used to compile hadoop mapreduce code in branch-0.23 and
>> beyond, please use other JDKs."
>>
>> Is it OK to use OpenJDK 7 in Ubuntu 12.04?
>>
>> Thanks
>>
>



-- 
Harsh J

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