[Mageia-discuss] Sun java updates must now be downloaded and installed manually.

David W. Hodgins davidwhodgins at gmail.com
Fri Nov 18 04:52:45 CET 2011

On Thu, 17 Nov 2011 22:47:10 -0500, Johnny A. Solbu <cooker at solbu.net> wrote:

> The blog post seems to say that the distribtor license is retired because Oracle now consider OpenJDK to be mature enough so that this license is no longer needed.
> The blog post also says that the license was invented to serve the community untill a Free Java implementation could take over. This point seems to have been reached, according to the post.

> This is actually good news for the Free software community.

Agreed.  Just want to make sure that anyone who is using the
sun java package from the repositories know that they must
get the latest security updates directly from java.com, as
the packages in the Mageia repositories are not being updated.

Regards, Dave Hodgins

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