[CentOS] bug submission justified for distribution of obsolete java software?

Hakan Koseoglu hakan at koseoglu.org
Tue Jan 10 13:17:34 UTC 2012

On 10 January 2012 13:04, e-letter <inpost at gmail.com> wrote:
> Readers,
> Would someone advise whether the distribution of an obsolete version
> of java should be reported as a bug;
> http://icedtea.classpath.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=827
Why is this a bug? The bug comments mention that the latest CentOS 6
has 1.10.4 which is supported by the Icedtea people. I quote from the

The newest version of IcedTea in CentOS6 (6.2) is 1.10.4:


Thus ypgrade your CentOS to the latest point release as a minimum as
suggested in the issue you raised. Again from the issue raised, the
following link is pretty enlightening:


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