[CentOS] stock openjdk vs. epel
rdieter at math.unl.edu
Thu Jun 4 16:18:15 UTC 2009
Les Mikesell wrote:
> 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-220.127.116.11-1.0.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?
> That might have been true at one point in time but it isn't now. On a
> stock RHEL5.x you can say 'yum install java-1.6.0-openjdk' and you get a
> copy that appears to be built from what you find here:
> and pretty much the same in CentOS - if you don't have epel enabled.
I have a local centos5 mirror, and couldn't find openjdk rpms anywhere.
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