Shortcut files created in openjdk installation

Konakanchi, Gopala Krishna V N. GopalaKrishna.Konakanchi at
Tue Aug 4 14:22:45 UTC 2020

Hi Gehwolf,
Can you please let me know the vendor you have referred in the below mail?.
As it was suggested to contact jdk-dev, I contacted.
Please find the attached mail for the earlier conversation happened.

Best Regards,
Gopala Krishna.

-----Original Message-----
From: Severin Gehwolf <sgehwolf at> 
Sent: Tuesday, August 4, 2020 5:09 PM
To: Konakanchi, Gopala Krishna V N. <GopalaKrishna.Konakanchi at>; jdk-dev at
Subject: Re: Shortcut files created in openjdk installation

On Tue, 2020-08-04 at 11:08 +0000, Konakanchi, Gopala Krishna V N. wrote:
> Hi,
> When we have installed open-jdk 1.8.0 on Red hat Linux instance ( AWS ec2-instance - red hat version 8.2 ), some shortcut files were created.
> Installed using yum.  We have faced some issues due to the creation of shortcut files instead of complete file.

This seems to be the wrong list for this issue. jdk-dev list is about development of OpenJDK.

Your issue seems to be downstream packaging related. Please open a bug with the vendor which provides the RPM you've installed via yum.


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