Support for Java 7 on HP-UX 11i PA-RISC based systems (1169 Views)
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pfhmks0
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Support for Java 7 on HP-UX 11i PA-RISC based systems

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Does anyone know when (and if) HP is planning on releasing support for Java 7 platform.  Currently, it only has Java 7 support available on Itanium based systems.  It is a major issue for our software which runs on Java 1.7.  Without this support we cannot claim support for HP-UX on PA-RISC machines.

 

There is no information on this in the entire HP information world.  Thanks.

 

 

P.S. This thread has been moved from HP-UX > General to HP-UX > languages - HP Forums Moderator

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Patrick Wallek
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Re: Support for Java 7 on HP-UX 11i PA-RISC based systems

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Everything I have read matches what you have read.  Java 7 is only available on Itanium for 11iv2/11.23 and 11iv3/11.31.  My guess is that it will NOT be back ported to PA-RISC.  I would imagine that the same will be true for Java 8 when it is released (supposedly later this year).

 

PA-RISC servers have been unavailable for sale for several years and I doubt that much development, other than that required for HP-UX itself, is being done for them.

 

 **Edited to correct a typo...

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Dennis Handly
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Re: Support for Java 7 on HP-UX PA-RISC based systems

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>PA-RISC servers have been available for sale

 

Did you mean unavailable?  (You can use Post Options > Edit Reply to correct.)

 

>It is a major issue for our software which runs on Java 1.7.  Without this support we cannot claim support for HP-UX on PA-RISC machines.

 

Do you really think you'll have sales for PA-RISC?

 

It's been more than a year since Java 7.0 was released.  The release notes for Java 7.0 only mentions Integrity servers:

http://bizsupport2.austin.hp.com/bc/docs/support/SupportManual/c03598223/c03598223.pdf

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Patrick Wallek
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Re: Support for Java 7 on HP-UX 11i PA-RISC based systems

Yes, I did.  Thanks Dennis!

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SoumitraC
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Re: Support for Java 7 on HP-UX 11i PA-RISC based systems

We do not have any plans of supporting Java 7 for PA-RISC platforms.

 

Can you please elaborate on your requirements requiring Java 7 on PA-RISC?

 

 

Soumitra C
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Re: Support for Java 7 on HP-UX 11i PA-RISC based systems

can I have the steps to install Java 7 on HP-UX 11i PA-RISC based systems
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Dennis Handly
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Re: Support for Java 7 on HP-UX PA-RISC based systems

>can I have the steps to install Java 7 on HP-UX PA-RISC based systems

 

Unless things have changed since SoumitraC's post in April, it doesn't exist.

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