[CentOS] Oracle java RPM

Fri Sep 4 20:57:41 UTC 2015
Keith Keller <kkeller at wombat.san-francisco.ca.us>

On 2015-09-04, Kanwar Ranbir Sandhu <m3freak at thesandhufamily.ca> wrote:
> Years ago the recommended way to install Sun's java was to install from
> the tar.gz file because the RPM they supplied did some bad things
> (clobbered other files or something...can't remember the details). Is
> this still the case with Oracle's java RPM, or is it now safe to
> install?

I've been using the Oracle RPMs.  From what I can tell they restrict
their writes to /usr/java (plus making symlinks in /usr/bin).


kkeller at wombat.san-francisco.ca.us