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

Mikolaj Izdebski mizdebsk at redhat.com
Tue Feb 24 15:03:36 UTC 2015

On 02/24/2015 03:51 PM, Mikolaj Izdebski wrote:
>> 2.) Ensure dist upgrades remove old JDK package (which may no longer
>>     get security updates).
> Firstly, as I understand upgrade isn't supposed to remove packages by
> default, unless they are obsoleted or conflict with something. Are you
> saying that JDKs should be treated exceptionally by package management
> systems?

I should add that user can easily remove packages which were installed
as dependencies, but which are no longer needed by running "yum
autoremove" command.

Mikolaj Izdebski
Software Engineer, Red Hat
IRC: mizdebsk

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