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Re: OpenJDK / default JDK for squeeze / issues on mips / open security issues for lenny


On Sun, Jan 16, 2011 at 11:09 AM, Julien Cristau <jcristau@debian.org> wrote:
> How does that follow?  These kinds of updates are sort of allowed for
> sun-java6 because it's non-free so there's no choice.  That does not
> apply to openjdk, as far as I know.

I think that openjdk is not that different. Oracle does not release
small patches. They release several non-free binary tarballs
(sun-java6) and a GPL-2 source tarball (openjdk). It is almost
impossible to extract individual fixes from the source tarball.


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