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Re: Debian and Java

On Mon, 2002-04-15 at 16:35, Constantin Wolber wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I've got a question why isn't the standard sun JDK available for Debian.

Read its license - it can't be redistributed by Debian, you have to
download and install it yourself. In that sense it is_ available for
Debian, but not from Debian (and not as a Debian package, though you can
download the Blackdown JDK - www.blackdown.org - as a Debian deb).

> Why is there an extra package with the jdk since you could use the standard 
> JDK??

Err...you've lost me here.

Geoff Beaumont

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