A suggestion: Why not set Sun's JDK as the default one?

Chris Mohler cr33dog at gmail.com
Wed Oct 15 19:14:53 UTC 2008

On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 1:48 PM, yueyu lin <popeyelin at gmail.com> wrote:
> As far as I experienced, Sun's JDK is the best of all. The GCJ has a lot of
> problems and can't support a lot of applications,such as
> eclipse,netbeans,jedit,etc. Most of the time, GCJ is two or three times
> slower than Sun's JDK. I feel very uncomfortable to always use "sudo
> updatealternatives --config java" for every big update. Now even JDK's
> source codes are open-sourced, I really can't find any clues that the Sun's
> JDK can't be the default. Please consider it seriously. I'm a developer, so
> I know how to change it. For those average endusers, they may feel angry to
> run java applications much slowly than they have done in windows.
> --
> --
> Yueyu Lin

Looks like openjdk is the default in Intrepid:


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