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Why JDK & not JRE? [closed]

asked 2016-06-17 14:23:38 +0100

timelord gravatar image

updated 2016-06-17 14:39:18 +0100

I am wondering why some of the answers on the forum state there is a need to install Java Development Kit (197 MB) as opposed to Java Runtime Environment (55 MB).

I cannot find anything in the official documentation.

I have no problems with JRE and JDK is used in the development of applications

Thanks

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answered 2016-06-17 17:54:33 +0100

Ratslinger gravatar image

It is my understanding this is specific to Apple. This bug report 96163 kind of sums it up.

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Thank you for the link to the bug report.

I can stop wondering now.

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