Java update?

J. Landman Gay jacque at
Tue Dec 10 12:29:43 EST 2019

I'm running Java 8 with a lower build number (211 if I remember right, but 
I'm not at my Mac to check right now.) Java is required to build LC apps 
for Android, which I do all the time. If you look in LC mobile preferences 
you'll see the place where you need to specify your Java installation.

Jacqueline Landman Gay | jacque at
HyperActive Software |
On December 10, 2019 11:06:55 AM Rick Harrison via use-livecode 
<use-livecode at> wrote:

> If you go into the terminal type; java -version
> That will tell you if you are running java, and what version of it you are 
> running.
> Compare that to what the current version is. Version 8 perhaps?
> I’m running Mojave, and my result tells me I am not running it and then
> gives me a dialog to visit Oracle if I want to install it, - which I don’t.
> If you are indeed running it, why are you running it?
> Can you live without it?
> Sorry, I can’t speak to the Android issue here right now.
> Rick
>> On Dec 10, 2019, at 11:24 AM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode 
>> <use-livecode at> wrote:
>> I'm running Mac OS 10.14.6 (Mojave) and the dialog popped up on my desktop 
>> while I was working in LC. I clicked the "Learn more" link in the dialog 
>> and was taken to Oracle's web site which displayed a list of changes and 
>> new features.
>> It appeared to be a normal auto-check for updates. My main concern was 
>> whether updating would impact standalone builds for Android. Since the 
>> version I have now is working it doesn't seem crucial.
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