Re: Java 8

From: John D Groenveld <>
Date: Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:29:26 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <m6mnnm$lg6i$>

In article <>, Mladen Gogala <> wrote:
>Path and JAVA_HOME are not enough, there is a version checking mechanism.
>And that is probably implemented in the jar file, not the shell script.
>The intention is obviously to force people to use Java 8. The idiom like
>[ $JAVA_VERSION -gt "1.8.0" ] && $JAVA_HOME/bin/java -jar sqldeveloper.jar

Probably the idiom used, it seems common. Let us know.

>would be an idiotic way of doing that. That is why I haven't even checked
>whether Oracle is doing that.

How so?

John Received on Mon Dec 15 2014 - 14:29:26 CET

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