[CentOS] So, just wondering, is OpenJDK7 in CentOS 6.3??

Wed Jul 11 17:01:27 UTC 2012
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On Wed, Jul 11, 2012 at 11:53 AM, Fernando Cassia <fcassia at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 11, 2012 at 1:29 PM, Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org> wrote:
>> Neither ... :)
> I guess those are very valid reasons. The explanation was a little
> convoluted and my lack of sleep prevented me from actually
> understanding most of it, yet I managed to decipher the last
> paragraph... so if I install CentOS 3.6 I´ll get OpenJDK7 as part of
> the system updates.... but the files are actually not in the install
> CD? did I get that right?.
> :-)
> Sorry but I´m on low battery mode after near 20 hrs wo sleep... In any
> case, I´ll re-read your answer after a good night´s (or day´s) rest
> and I´ll surely understand it all.

Do a "yum search openjdk" and you'll see that java-1.6.0-* and
java-1.7.0-* packages co-exist.  I don't think you'll get the 1.7
versions in an update - you'd have to tell yum to install them

    Les Mikesell
     lesmikesell at gmail.com