Canonical Will Remove Java From Ubuntu
Dr Andrew John Hughes
ahughes at redhat.com
Wed Dec 21 17:15:52 UTC 2011
On 18:09 Wed 21 Dec , Matej Cepl wrote:
> On 20.12.2011 19:30, Dennis Jacobfeuerborn wrote:
> > Probably because OpenJDK and SunJDK aren't really that compatible.
> I am afraid that most of these problems are caused by stupid developers
> who are using (against all advices they were given) com.sun.* classes
> (which I am said is the most common source of problems). There is no
> protection against stupid programmers, I am afraid.
I agree use of com.sun.* is annoying (and it now has an explicit warning
with OpenJDK7's javac) but these classes do exist in OpenJDK.
> While I am looking over the shoulder of my JBoss colleague sitting next
> to me, I don't see much problems (of course, bugs happen) with running
> even so large application as JBoss AS on OpenJDK.
> Also, on the theme of stupid programmers, see
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=741821 (although I am not
> sure where the stupidity lies in this issue).
With whoever decided /etc/.java was a good idea... :-)
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