[SOLVED] Was the status of the continued usage of Java on Slackware ever decided?
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And if you want Oracle Java 7, you an use the current Java 6 SlackBuild to build it.
That SlackBuild will not work as is. You will need to tweak it slightly as Oracle/Sun Java 7u4 is packaged as a tar.gz file instead of a self extracting archive. However the steps needed are discussed in this thread.
Thanks for your answer, seems that my PATH was set wrong and I have a separate java in /usr/lib64/jvm (and I don't know where that came from).
JDownloader now is crashing with an exception, so I think I will go back to Sun's Java until OpenJRE is fully compatible with JDownloader.