GNU Java vs. Sun Java: What's the difference, what is better?

John L Fjellstad john-ubuntu at
Sat Dec 23 12:39:12 UTC 2006

Duncan Lithgow <duncan at> writes:

> On Sat, 2006-12-23 at 01:34 +0100, John L Fjellstad wrote:
>> and everything will be set up for you.
>> If you downloaded a .bin package from Sun 
> Why do that? It's in the 'commercial' repository isn't it?

Did you read my last line?

In any case, (I don't know about the commercial repository), but the
multiverse repository is a couple of versions behind the released
version.  JRE at the sun site is at v6 (1.6) while latest in Edgy is

John L. Fjellstad
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