F22 System Wide Change: Legacy implementations of the Java platform in Fedora
kevin.kofler at chello.at
Sun Mar 1 05:04:27 UTC 2015
Andrew Haley wrote:
> On 25/02/15 00:31, Kevin Kofler wrote:
>> Jaroslav Reznik wrote:
>>> = Proposed System Wide Change: Legacy implementations of the Java
>>> platform in Fedora =
>>> Change owner(s): Jiri Vanek <jvanek at redhat.com>
>> IMHO, this is not implementable for a simple practical reason: All the
>> JARs we ship are built from source with our default JDK. They will in
>> general NOT work on any JRE that's older than the default JDK.
> That's the idea. This is not for any part of the Fedora Java stack.
So you wouldn't be able to use ANY of the JARs we ship (except, obviously,
the legacy JDK's own class library). This doesn't sound very helpful to me.
Though then again, Java developers like to bundle the world anyway, so I
guess they'll be able to deal with that.
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