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From Dave Fisher <dave2w...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: svn commit: r1377138 - /incubator/ooo/ooo-site/trunk/content/development/releases/3.4.1.html
Date Wed, 29 Aug 2012 20:28:32 GMT

On Aug 29, 2012, at 12:17 PM, Marcus (OOo) wrote:

> Am 08/29/2012 06:48 PM, schrieb Ariel Constenla-Haile:
>> Hi Andrea, *
>> 
>> On Wed, Aug 29, 2012 at 06:38:48PM +0200, Andrea Pescetti wrote:
>>> I found this commit from Marcus, from a few days ago:
>>> 
>>>> Author: marcus
>>>> Date: Fri Aug 24 22:17:10 2012
>>>> New Revision: 1377138
>>>> URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=1377138&view=rev
>>>> Log:
>>>> #i120681# Updated the link to JRE 6 to point to the lastest build instead
of a fixed version.
>>> 
>>> Now, the idea of updating the link is correct, but if I recall
>>> correctly the safest solution is to download the file we explicitly
>>> mentioned (see the diff at the URL above for more details):
>>> downloading a certain JRE version will still leave the doubt on
>>> whether the user should get 32-bit or 64-bit files, like the ones
>>> listed in
>>> http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jre-6u32-downloads-1594646.html
> 
> I've changed it because I thought to point to a specific version doesn't make any sense.
> 
> Maybe I haven't followed the Windows <--> JRE 6/7 discussions not closely enough.
:-/
> 
>>> Unless we know that all work (and from what I heard not all of them
>>> do) it would be good to at least mention they need to use the
>>> "Windows x86 Offline (32-bit)" file, but not having tried I won't
>>> change the page again. Did anybody try?
>>> 
>>> Regards,
>>>   Andrea.
>> 
>> According to Andreas http://markmail.org/message/w6x6e4dlzgwtfyd7 Base
>> needs a very specific version of JRE 6, may be this is worth to be
>> mentioned somewhere because pointing to the latest jre 6 won't work for
>> Base users.
> 
> @Andreas:
> Is that true, is there really a hard dependency for a specific JRE version?

And if this is so then we should understand why.

Regards,
Dave

> 
> Thanks
> 
> Marcus
> 


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