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Re: [vox-tech] Installing Java



On Wednesday 29 December 2004 07:21 pm, Jay Strauss wrote:
> What's the drawback of just using the java installer/binary from 
> java.sun.com?  I don't really need the apt advantages, I wouldn't want 
> java just updated automatically when I do apt-get upgrade anyway.

I think you're asking the wrong people the wrong question.

Try this question, for yourself: "Why do I want to use a
package manager, and what's different about Java that I
don't want to use one for that?".

-- Rod
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