sun jdk vs java-1.6.0-openjdk

Andrew Haley aph at
Mon Jul 26 09:41:18 UTC 2010

On 07/25/2010 05:43 AM, Bob Hartung wrote:

>    I have loaded Fedora13 without a hitch and am impressed by the 
> improvements!
>    However, I am just now beginning Java programming and I am wondering 
> if there is any substantial difference between java-1.6.0-openjdk and 
> the sun jdk.

They are based on the same source code and both conform to the same
language specification.  For almost all purposes you won't see any


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