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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.