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.

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Mikolaj Izdebski
Software Engineer, Red Hat
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