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Re: Status of java-package




Hi,

I downloaded all 3 DVD images for Debian 9.5 I installed the first one, but I would like to know how can I check the other two DVDs to see if there is software I might want to use/install.

Thanks,

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On Aug 22, 2018, at 10:34 AM, Sven Hoexter <sven@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On Wed, Aug 22, 2018 at 04:10:29PM +0200, Erwan David wrote:

Hi,

Thanks. Alas I have some mangement console for (surprise ?) oracle SAN
storage which only work with oracle Java. I'll keep an working one for
this...

I hope it's not something based on Webstart? Because Webstart will no
longer be part of Java 11. So I guess at least some of us will have to
keep a copy of a JRE with javaws around for some time.
That is also the reason why the Java 8 support in the current java-package
shipped in Debian is kind of sufficient. Java 9 and 10 are only short
term releases and starting with Java 11 quite a few things will change,
and I think there is no real need for this repackaging of Oracle JREs
anymore.

Cheers,
Sven