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From: "Petteri Räty" <betelgeuse@g.o>
To: gentoo-java@l.g.o
Cc: Greg Tassone <greg@×××××××.net>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-java] Question about Sun-Jdk 1.4.2.10
Date: Tue, 29 Nov 2005 11:51:29
Message-Id: 438C40A2.1060800@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-java] Question about Sun-Jdk 1.4.2.10 by Greg Tassone
Greg Tassone wrote:
> > FYI: There is nothing "unstable" about JDK 1.5 (or Java 5). It is the > recommended "production" platform/runtime of choice for many large > vendors and IT shops, and has been for some time now. It has simply > been package-masked here at Gentoo because there have been some > lingering ebuilds that didn't compile cleanly with it. Hopefully it is > going to be unmasked VERY soon. >
It also by default produces class files that are not compatible with earlier versions etc. You can safely make 1.5 the user vm using java-config -s. But just be sure you don't ever set it as the system vm. Regards, Petteri

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