[arch-dev-public] java licensing issues

Jason Chu jason at archlinux.org
Fri Jun 1 14:52:34 EDT 2007

On Fri, Jun 01, 2007 at 08:15:19PM +0200, Jan de Groot wrote:
> Hi developers and users,
> As we all know, there's a distribution restriction on sun java. Today we
> asked at the Sun booth about possibilities for distributing java with
> our distribution.
> This solution would come down to entering a process which can take quite
> some months to get a final approvement. This means that until we would
> have such a solution, any Sun java we distribute is illegal.

I thought that we were following the dlj guidelines... did you mention
anything to them about that?


Any other approach we made, we'd have to make sure that all our currently
supported java apps still work.  I only know about the couple that I

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