How to install JDK 7 on Yosemite (10.10)

To install it follow these steps:

  1. Download JDK 7
  2. Open the DMG
  3. Run pkgutil --expand "/Volumes/JDK 7 Update 60/JDK 7 Update 60.pkg" "/tmp/JDK 7 Update 60.unpkg"
  4. Go to /tmp/JDK 7 Update 60.unpkg
  5. Open the Distribution file in your favorite editor (I recommend (Sublime Text)[http://www.sublimetext.com])
  6. Change the function pm_install_check() to always return true
  7. Run pkgutil --flatten "/tmp/JDK 7 Update 60.unpkg" "/tmp/JDK 7 Update 60.pkg

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