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From Alexander Lorenz <wget.n...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Ubuntu 12.04 - Which JDK?
Date Thu, 08 Nov 2012 07:22:20 GMT
Recommend JDK 1.6.3x, 1.7 has serval issues within NIO and I wouldn't use them in production,
OpenJDK has sometimes a odd behavior and IBM's JDK - no.

cheers,
 Alex 

On Nov 8, 2012, at 7:17 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
>> 
>> 

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