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

D.Morgan dmorganec at gmail.com
Wed Nov 23 01:32:28 CET 2011

On Sat, Nov 19, 2011 at 6:27 PM, Markus Ueberall
<Markus.Ueberall at gmail.com> wrote:
> Am 18.11.2011 04:52, schrieb David W. Hodgins:
>> 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
> Hi,
> I wonder whether it is feasible to come up with a "get-sun-java" rpm
> which uses the same mechanism as the get-skype rpm for those who
> need/prefer Oracle's implementation?
> Ad astra, Markus

Why ?  openjdk is good enough to replace oracle java.
and soonish we will have java7 too in mageia so i really don't see now
the need of the closed source one.

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