is the openjdk-r ppa trustworthy?

Martin Buchholz martinrb at
Wed Dec 2 17:37:50 UTC 2015

(adding the people who would know)
I don't think any Ubuntu backport is official until it shows up in e.g.
trusty-backports (and it's not there (yet))

On Wed, Dec 2, 2015 at 7:56 AM, Mohamed Hafez <mohamed.m.m.hafez at>

> I've seen a ton of blogs saying Java 8 is now available to Ubuntu 12.04 &
> 14.04 through the ppa openjdk-r. My question is how trustworthy is this
> ppa? Is it run by people from openjdk or ubuntu or something, or is it just
> some random source? Looking at it looks
> official-ish...

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