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From: Petteri R├Ąty <betelgeuse@g.o>
Subject: Re: Question about Sun-Jdk 1.4.2.10
Date: Tue, 29 Nov 2005 13:50:58 +0200
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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