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Re: Openjdk-8 in Debian/backports?

Le 31/12/2014 11:19, Thomas Zlika a écrit :

> Thanks for the tip and the pre-built binaries.
> However, the version is sid is a beta release (I think 8u40 will not be released
> before spring) so I would prefer a more stable version.
> Btw, I don't understand why sid has a so "cutting edge" version.
> As I understand the purpose for the different Debian repositories, this would better fit
> in the experimental repo.

Not sure, but I believe Matthias packaged a more recent build to get a
better compatibility on the architectures supported by Debian. The
updates will probably follow the Oracle releases in the future.

Emmanuel Bourg

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