[CentOS] centos 5.2 / sun java ?

Stephen John Smoogen smooge at gmail.com
Sat Aug 9 20:27:06 UTC 2008

On Sat, Aug 9, 2008 at 9:28 AM, Stephan van Hienen <ddx at a2000.nu> wrote:
> Starting with rhel 5.2, Redhat provides sun java in the Supplementary
> channel.
> Are there any plans to release sun-java in the centos extra or plus repo ?
> Would be nice to keep sun java up to date using yum.

I believe those versions are not redistributable due to licenses that
IBM, BEA, SUN add to their binaries. So CentOS could not redistribute
those RPMS.

Stephen J Smoogen. -- BSD/GNU/Linux
How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed
in a naughty world. = Shakespeare. "The Merchant of Venice"

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