F22 System Wide Change: Legacy implementations of the Java platform in Fedora

Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski dominik at greysector.net
Tue Feb 24 13:58:44 UTC 2015

On Tuesday, 24 February 2015 at 14:28, Jiri Vanek wrote:
> There were several attempts in past like "can you please support jdk
> 7,6...in newer fedoras" and we always told no. When come speech about "do it
> on your own" suddenly many questions marks raised up.
> The last open bug is: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1190137
> the guy is willing to maintain it.

Fine, so let him do it and drop the Obsoletes: tag in java-1.8.0-openjdk
and its successors. You shouldn't arbitrarily block people from
re-introducing an older branch of any package back into Fedora in the
first place.

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