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On Sunday 03 September 2006 14:39, "Duncan" <1i5t5.duncan@...> wrote
about '[gentoo-amd64] Re: JRE - how to install one?':
> I don't have a Java installed as
> none of the options Gentoo provides for that are freedomware and I don't
> need it enough to bother researching it further.
Actually, kaffe (GPL-2 licenced) is now an option to satisfy many packages
dependencies on a 1.4 (generation-1) jvm/jre/jdk.
We still don't have a freedomware 1.5+ (generation-2) jvm/jre/jdk for
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it's that the vast majority of our users don't have the slightest
clue what's best for them in terms of package stability."
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