Re: Bug#645881: critical update 29 available
On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 11:07:30AM +0200, Florian Weimer wrote:
> * Moritz Muehlenhoff:
> > As for stable/oldstable: I noticed that Red Hat provided packages for
> > update 29 for RHEL 4 (RHEL 5 onwards use OpenJDK):
> > http://lwn.net/Articles/463919/
> If anyone remembers the rationale behind the DLJ, perhaps they can
> check if the current BCL matches our needs, too? The licensing
> conditions for the stock JDK distribution probably have changed since
> the Oracle acquisition, and perhaps these changes are sufficient to
> permit redistribution by Debian.
> I have also uploaded the fixes for openjdk-6 to security-master (for
> squeeze). It's currently stuck in the unchecked queue, along with the
> still-missing previous update for lenny.
Florian, what's the status of openjdk6 for stable/oldstable?
Java maintainers, shall we proceed with removal from stable/oldstable for the next
point releases? sun-java6 will still be kept on existing installations,
but we avoid new installations with the insecure JVM.