[CentOS] stock openjdk vs. epel

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Thu Jun 4 04:50:20 UTC 2009

Les Mikesell wrote:

> If you have the epel repo installed and enabled during a yum update, you
> get java-1.6.0-openjdk- instead of the stock .b09
> version.  Is this intentional and desirable?  I thought epel generally
> did not replace stock components with newer versions.

EPEL doesn't replace rhel5 packages, true, and afaict,  openjdk isn't in 
rhel5.  Perhaps a centos addon/extra?

-- Rex

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