[CentOS] openjdk

Phil Schaffner Philip.R.Schaffner at NASA.gov
Thu Oct 15 21:15:55 UTC 2009

m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote on 10/15/2009 05:01 PM:
> Hey, folks,
>   yum is telling me that I need to update openjdk on several servers.
> HOWEVER, they've all got openjdk-plugin installed, and yum doesn't want
> to update, and tells me there's no openjdk-plugin package to install, at
> least for 5.3.
>   What I see, googling, is the workaround is to install Sun's java.... Is
> there any openjdk-plugin for java-1.6.0-openjdk.x86_64
> 1: If not, and the servers have users running X, is
> there any reason for either upgrading, or for that matter, even
> installing openjdk, instead of the officious <g> Sun jdk?

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