[CentOS-devel] rhwas 5 work?
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Thu Mar 27 10:02:00 UTC 2008
Karanbir Singh wrote:
> John Summerfield wrote:
>>> We cant build and ship out the java stuff without using some jre /
>>> jvm - IcedTea is not quite there yet. And I dont think we can
>>> actually ship any jdk due to licensing issues. Could we ?
>> I'm sure you can ship jre, always have "with your application." Wrt
>> jdk, I'd check the licence with the latest, and if in doubt ask Sun or
>> ship something to download it and install it from Sun's site.
> I am relatively sure that putting jre in a repo didnt meet the criteria
> of 'with the app'. Sun had something called the DDL for distro's that
> wanted to ship their Java stack, however their terms didnt go down well
> with the CentOS developers and also they wanted various bits of paper
> signed etc. So, imho, Sun's stuff is quite far off the radar.
What arrangement does Canonical have for Ubuntu?
> RedHat seem to rely on Bea stack, does anyone have a decent idea on what
> their terms might be ? Would someone like to actually knock on their
> door and ask ?
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