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From Kay Schenk <kay.sch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Updating Java libraries
Date Mon, 11 Feb 2013 22:43:03 GMT


On 02/11/2013 02:19 PM, Fred Ollinger wrote:
> OK, I won't build with java6 anymore then.
>
> Fred

More than likely no need unless certain sites/people refuse to update to 
java 1.7. I really can't imagine who that would be at this point.

>
> On Mon, Feb 11, 2013 at 12:30 PM, Fernando Cassia <fcassia@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Feb 11, 2013 at 3:13 PM, Fred Ollinger <follinge@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Haha, I don't know. I could be wrong.
>>
>>
>> OpenJDK 7 is the current version, OpenJDK 8 is coming along nicely.
>>
>> OpenJDK 6 is the past. Yes, there' s been some RedHat volunteers saying
>> they' ll keep releasing OpenJDK 6 updates and security fixes, but from a
>> developers'  perspective it' s as unattractive as some .Net developer still
>> using the Net 1.0 APIs... or a Java developer still using JDK 1.4 for that
>> matter.
>>
>> Ubuntu: OpenJDK 7
>> http://packages.ubuntu.com/oneiric/openjdk-7-jdk
>>
>> Fedora 18: OpenJDK 7
>> http://pkgs.org/download/java-1.7.0-openjdk
>>
>> SUSE: OpenJDK 7
>> http://software.opensuse.org/package/java-1_7_0-openjdk
>>
>> Debian: OpenJDK 7
>> http://packages.debian.org/sid/openjdk-7-jre
>>
>> ArchLinux: OpenJDK 7
>> https://www.archlinux.org/packages/extra/x86_64/jre7-openjdk/
>>
>> So, again: "we should also respect that many distros are probably going to
>> ship java 6 for a while." = SciFi ?
>>
>> FC
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> During times of Universal Deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary
>> act
>> Durante épocas de Engaño Universal, decir la verdad se convierte en un Acto
>> Revolucionario
>> - George Orwell

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