Will Red Hat provide OpenJDK 8 or Java 8 packages for Red Hat Enterprise Linux versions?

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  • Will Red Hat provide Java 8 packages for RHEL 5.x, 6.x, and 7.x?
  • When does Red Hat plan to release Java 8 packages and from which providers (OpenJDK, Oracle, IBM)?
  • Are there plans to make Oracle Java 8 available in the supplemental channel for RHEL 5 and RHEL 6?


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7
  • Java 8
  • OpenJDK 8
  • java-1.8.0-oracle

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