[CentOS] Java support : is there a native package ?

Ryan ryanag at zoominternet.net
Wed Nov 9 21:08:48 UTC 2005

Jim Perrin wrote:
>>OK, so you need a .spec file and a couple of lines of script.  The point
>>is that the hard and unnecessary part is finding all the stuff yourself
>>in the first place.  Instead of directions that point to distribution
>>agnostic and vague directions, why can't we have something that just
>>installs it for us?
> because current java licensing prevents such useful things.

I've noticed some other distros (*cough* Debian *cough*) are including 
java packages in their repo. Any idea how they get away with it?

Maybe Sun just doesn't want to rock the boat...

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