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

Mikolaj Izdebski mizdebsk at redhat.com
Wed Feb 25 09:07:28 UTC 2015

On 02/25/2015 06:39 AM, Hedayat Vatankhah wrote:
> However, if there are JAR files which are useful
> for a developer, they can have a -legacy version too!

There is no technical reason to suffix anything - you can put JARs that
depend on old version of JDK in /usr/{share,lib}/java-x.y.z, for example
/usr/share/java-1.7.0/ for JARs that require JDK 7.

Mikolaj Izdebski
Software Engineer, Red Hat
IRC: mizdebsk

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