java again really

Craig White craigwhite at
Mon Jan 7 03:17:51 UTC 2008

On Sun, 2008-01-06 at 20:48 -0600, Les Mikesell wrote:
> Peter Boy wrote:
> > Am Sonntag, den 06.01.2008, 12:49 -0600 schrieb Les Mikesell:
> >> If their courses continue to diverge in 
> >> ways like the Sun jvm inclusion in RHEL, jpackage breakage in fedora 
> > 
> > Again, there is NO jpackage breakage in Fedora, and the way RHEL and
> > Fedora integrate Java is just the same (as is the same in SuSE/SLES).
> I wish you'd accompany your claims with links to the appropriate 
> sources.  I can find instructions to configure earlier versions of 
> fedora to use the large assortment of packages in the jpackage 
> repository.  I see a limited subset of those packages listed as 
> available in the fedora repos, notably missing java-sun-compat. If I 
> were to install f7/f8, how would I get access to the full set of things 
>   available to other versions/distos from the jpackage repostory?
> And as for RHEL being the same, what is the fedora equivalent of 
> 'up2date install' that would get
> and would have 
> automatically updated to 
> when it was available?
> Links/examples, please - or stop claiming that they are the same.
that's an easy one...

yum update

I run a local repo


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