[CentOS-devel] Re: rhwas 5 work?

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Fri Mar 28 18:43:46 UTC 2008


on 3-28-2008 5:36 AM Johnny Hughes spake the following:
> Johnny Hughes wrote:
>> Johnny Hughes wrote:
>> <snip>
>>
>> http://download.java.net/dlj/jdk6/README.html
>>
>> Doing more research, the license for distributing java FOR THE LATEST 
>> SDK seems usable by CentOS.
>>
>> The new 1.1 version of the JDL is much better than the older license:
>>
>> http://download.java.net/dlj/jdk6/LICENSE
>>
>> Whether or not we can use this version of Java to work with the rhwas 
>> remains to be seen, but if it will work, we may be in business :D
> 
> Hmmm .. the indemnity clause is still there, though a bit lighter that 
> the one I had major issues with.
> 
> And openjdk is close ... I think we should wait since we will be 
> supporting it for 5 more years, whatever we do.  Open GPL'ed software is 
> a much better approach I think.
> 
> Sorry for getting everyone's hopes up for 30 minutes
> 
> 
Is there any hopes in getting everything but java ready and provide a howto or 
script that will get java going, like maybe a nosrc rpm?


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