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Re: Are the jpackage-utils relevant to sun's jre-1_5_0_01



Am Dienstag, den 28.12.2004, 20:06 -0500 schrieb Matthew Saltzman:
> The quick and dirty way to install Sun's Java is to install Sun's 1.4.2
> RPM and install the JPackage java-1.4.2-sun-compat RPM.  The compat RPM
> installs all the JPackage links and directs them to the locations of the
> Sun files.

The OP wished to use the most recent Java release for which a jpackage
rpm is not available yet. I'm not shure weather the compatibility rpm
for an older version will work with it. At a minimum the links must be
adjusted.

> The best way is to install the JPackage SRPM, copy Sun's tarball (don't
> install it) and build the RPMs for yourself.  You'll want the updated
> jpackage-utils for this.


You are right, of course! But they are not available yet for the most
recent release.

Peter




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