installing a package that wants the "wrong" java

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Mon Jun 28 20:29:38 UTC 2010


On 06/28/2010 11:10 AM, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> 
>   just learned that there's a pre-release packaging for ubuntu of some
> software i'd like to play with but, alas, it has a *specific*
> dependency of sun's java:
> 
>  ... Depends: sun-java6-jdk but it is not installable

$ apt-cache search sun-java6
sun-java6-source - Sun Java(TM) Development Kit (JDK) 6 source files
sun-java6-plugin - The Java(TM) Plug-in, Java SE 6
sun-java6-jre - Sun Java(TM) Runtime Environment (JRE) 6 (architecture
independent files)
sun-java6-jdk - Sun Java(TM) Development Kit (JDK) 6
sun-java6-javadb - Java(TM) DB, Sun Microsystems' distribution of Apache
Derby
sun-java6-fonts - Lucida TrueType fonts (from the Sun JRE)
sun-java6-demo - Sun Java(TM) Development Kit (JDK) 6 demos and examples
sun-java6-bin - Sun Java(TM) Runtime Environment (JRE) 6 (architecture
dependent files)






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