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Re: java again really



>Knute Johnson wrote:
>>> I'd like to be wrong about this, but it looks like jpackage.org is no 
>>> longer providing current fedora-compatible packages, or at least not 
>>> documenting them as such, and unlike some of the other packages that 
>>> have been incorporated directly into the fedora repository, 
>>> java-sun-compat is clearly missing.  I'm not running anything newer than 
>>> FC6 myself (I was waiting for jpackage.org to catch up...) so maybe I've 
>>> overlooked something.
>> 
>> I can tell you that they work fine with F7 and F8 and it works  with 
>> F8 x86_64 too.
>> 
>> I think it is the simplest route to get Sun's Java up on Fedora.  I 
>> haven't found any problems with it.  Of course tomorrw's change could 
>> end all of that in a heartbeat :-).
>
>Is it just accidental that the old version still works?  Do you trust 
>the yum repository now that the fedora version has probably introduced 
>conflicts or do you have to locate and manually download individual 
>files and hope they work?   Is this progress?

I never got the repo to work and that was back on FC4.  I just 
download the RPM and install it.  I don't know if it is supposed to 
or just does.  I don't really know why it wouldn't though.  Progress? 
 Probably not :-).

-- 
Knute Johnson
Molon Labe...



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