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On 11/28/05, Tomasz Buchert <thinred@...> wrote:
> I'm new in Gentoo and new in Java. I have already emerged Blackdown JDK
> but I'd like to emerge Sun JDK too. And here the problem begins.
> I'm not interested in JDK 1.5 (it's considered unstable as far as I
> know). I believe that 1.4 will be enough for a novice. On my portage
> this package is masked. Is it risky to emerge it? If it is not why it is
At the time of this writing (2005-Nov-28 15:23 Pacific),
sun-jdk-18.104.22.168 marked unstable/testing (~x86), not masked.
This usually happens to new versions. They come into Portage as
testing. If no bugs are filed after certain period, they go into
Hope that helps,
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