[CentOS] centos 5.2 / sun java ?

Johnny Hughes johnny at centos.org
Mon Aug 11 14:17:53 UTC 2008

John R Pierce wrote:
> Heiko Adams wrote:
>> But maybe CentOS doesn't need to redistribute those RPMS for two
>> reasons:
>> 1) CentOS testing already has IcedTea 6 RPMS
>> 2) Somewhere I've read that Red Hat plans to integrate IcedTea RPMS into
>> 5.3


> I dunno any enterprise Java developers who are using OpenJDK for any 
> production work yet.  sure, people are watching it to see how it comes 
> out, but I suspect it will be a couple years yet before its considered 
> production grade at places like where I work.

Well ... that still does not make older versions of sun java 
redistributable :D

if/when upstream rolls java into RHEL in a way that is redistributable, 
we will build it also for CentOS.

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