[CentOS-devel] Re: sun java rpms in on dev.centos.org

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Thu Aug 10 18:45:04 UTC 2006

Jim Perrin wrote:

> On 8/10/06, Greg Swallow - SkyNet
> <gregswallow at skynetonline.ca> wrote:
>> I just noticed them here
>> (http://dev.centos.org/centos/4/testing/i386/RPMS/)
>> and looked back and didn't see any note of them on this list.  I see they
>> are licensed "DLJ 1.1" - this I guess -
>> http://download.java.net/dlj/DLJ-v1.1.txt - which surprisingly looks like
>> they're legal to distribute (with an operating system).  Is that correct?
> DLJ does make it legal to distribute, although it's not open source,
> Right now they install fine, and work for most things, but a couple
> Any other info about them you'd like?

What's the reasoning for renaming the (jpackage) package name from
java-1.5.0-sun to java-1.5.0-centos?

Offhand, I'd consider that modification odd/unwise, unless there's some good
(but not obvious to me) justification for doing so.

-- Rex

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