POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.off-topic : java rant : Re: java rant Server Time
29 Nov 2022 13:24:49 EST (-0500)
  Re: java rant  
From: jr
Date: 15 Feb 2022 11:05:00
Message: <web.620bceb32f234811ea8869266cde94f1@news.povray.org>

Dick Balaska <dic### [at] buckosoftcom> wrote:
> It seems to me that Oracle is doing their best to kill Java.  One uses
> Java 16 for "security" reasons and one uses Java 8 if one actually wants
> the shit to work. (And Java 11 if you don't know which way to go, so
> then you have neither).
> I tried to light up my RenderFarm after, oh, 2 years off (already!).
> https://www.buckosoft.com/bsac/meta/
> I took me awhile to get it this far (just starting up without crashing)
> because my basic java beans followed best practices from 5-10 years ago
> and now that is verboten. And the best part was google didn't have
> solutions to fix the brokenness, but it did have advice on how to get
> Java to ignore the evil non-errors.
> And so I'm stuck at my JDBC database connection doesn't work because it
> needs SSL.  Ugh.  certs suck. I don't wanna add them to this flow.
> Besides, since this is all one box, the private key and public key are
> visible to both sides of the transaction, as well as anyone who breaks
> into my computer. Encrypting the database on a localhost->localhost
> connection helps nothing!
> argh.

maybe take it as "a sign" to start migrating?!  ;-)


(disclaimer: I don't use Java, so no 1st hand experience of the package(s))

regards, jr.

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