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

Hedayat Vatankhah hedayat.fwd at gmail.com
Wed Feb 25 09:55:51 UTC 2015

/*Mikolaj Izdebski <mizdebsk at redhat.com>*/ wrote on Wed, 25 Feb 2015 
10:07:28 +0100:
> 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.
There is: I'm talking about rpm packages, and you can't install multiple 
rpm packages with the same name simultaneously. So, you'll need to 
change the name. BTW, -legacy was just an example. I'd prefer 'versioned 
package names' as in my proposal for libraries.

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