OpenJDK binaries for RHEL in tar/zip format

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Issue

  • We have installed OpenJDK using yum, but we don't find the binaries (tar/zip) for OpenJDK for Linux. Does Red Hat ship OpenJDK binaries in tar/zip format ?
  • We need to update a number of VMs to the latest OpenJDK for Java 8. Yum update only provides the 191 build for RHEL 7.X. I'm looking for a tar or gzip package that is portable which will allow us to install java-1.8.0-openJDK-1.8.0.191 on our 6.x systems.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
    • All versions
  • OpenJDK
    • All versions

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