[OpenIndiana-discuss] Updating Java on OpenIndiana

Anil replicase at gmail.com
Wed Mar 16 02:05:23 UTC 2011

You could just download a JDK/JRE to /usr/local, and then set your JAVA_HOME
or whatever properties to use the newer Java in /usr/local.

Which application are you needing a newer Java version for? You could also
get firefox to use a local java from plugins:

(sorry that is for "Linux", but same enough ... first thing I found on

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On Tue, Mar 15, 2011 at 2:29 PM, Hillel Lubman <shtetldik at gmail.com> wrote:

> I didn't get to it until now, but JRE on oi_148 is still being pulled from
> OpenSolaris 134 repo, and it's getting pretty old (Firefox plugin is pulled
> from OpenIndiana repo, but it's outdated too: 1.6.0_18). What is the
> recommended way to update Java on oi? Simply removing java packages from
> the
> current installation doesn't sound like a good idea, because there are
> dependencies on them.
> Thanks,
> Hillel.
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