[CentOS] Java JDK on CentOS 4.4

Matt Hyclak hyclak at math.ohiou.edu
Wed Nov 15 22:49:43 UTC 2006

On Wed, Nov 15, 2006 at 05:28:12PM -0500, Edward Diener enlightened us:
> I did not choose Java when I installed CentOS 4.4 and I want to install 
> a JDK to do Java programming. What is the default Java JDK for CentOS 
> 4.4 ? I see under YumEx very little which looks like a Java JDK. Is 
> there one in the distribution ? Is there a way to get Sun's latest JDK 5 
> installed safely and successfully on CentOS 4.4, perhaps via an RPM for 
> it tailored to CentOS 4.4, or should I just use the one on Sun's web 
> site ? After installing the RPM is there anything else I have to do to 
> get it to work properly in CentOS 4.4 ? Any help is gratefully appreciated.

See jpackage.org for a .nosrc.rpm to use with Sun's Java.


Matt Hyclak
Department of Mathematics 
Department of Social Work
Ohio University
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