Command line acceptance of binary plugs license?
Andrew John Hughes
gnu_andrew at member.fsf.org
Sat Aug 1 19:42:18 PDT 2009
2009/8/2 Max (Weijun) Wang <Weijun.Wang at sun.com>:
> On Aug 2, 2009, at 6:55 AM, Joseph D. Darcy wrote:
>> Vinod Kutty wrote:
>>> I'm trying to build openjdk7-ea-b67, so I downloaded the self-extracting
>>> binary plugs and tried to extract it.
>> You no longer need the binary plugs to perform an openjdk=true build.
> Oh, I've never heard about this before. (Sorry, I normally only do control
> Then what is jdk-7-ea-plug-b67-linux-i586-30_jul_2009.jar on
> http://download.java.net/openjdk/jdk7/? Is it becoming an optional part in a
> OpenJDK build? Do we have alternative implementation for the functions in
> the binary plug?
>>> Unfortunately, it assumes a graphical environment for the license
>>> agreement and will not proceed further.
>>> Surely there must be a way to interact with the license agreement on the
>>> command line, similar to how the self-extracting pre-built Sun JDK builds
>>> I'd appreciate instructions on how to do so.
The binary plugs are only now needed for the SNMP plugin, which is
optional and not part of the Java specification. Everything else has
been replaced by Free alternatives.
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