[CentOS] stock openjdk vs. epel
ra+centos at br-online.de
Thu Jun 4 09:43:55 UTC 2009
Rex Dieter wrote:
> Les Mikesell wrote:
> > If you have the epel repo installed and enabled during a yum update, you
> > get java-1.6.0-openjdk-188.8.131.52-1.0.b12.el5.2 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?
Since 5.3 it is in RHEL 5 (although not the browser plugin). No idea if
it only is in the server offering or also in the workstation set.
And it has a lower version number than the one in EPEL.
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