[CentOS] Re: Java JDK on CentOS 4.4
eldiener at tropicsoft.com
Thu Nov 16 00:37:50 UTC 2006
Matt Hyclak wrote:
> 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.
I see a package called java-1.5.0-sun-compat once I added JPackage to my
yum repositories. Is this the Sun JDK 5.0 ( 1.5.0 ) ? If not, what is
the reason for this and how is it supposed to work with the latest Sun
JDK 5.0 ( 1.5.0 ) ?
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