Installation of man page for proprietary javaws

Dr Andrew John Hughes ahughes at
Tue Feb 22 12:35:56 UTC 2011

It seems that the OpenJDK build installs a man page for javaws,
yet there is no javaws implementation in OpenJDK.

This only happens on 32-bit platforms, hence why I've never seen it
myself.  I've posted a webrev:

which disables the installation when building OpenJDK.  If you don't
need this man page for the proprietary installation either, we could
instead just get rid of the man pages and the appropriate lines in the

Andrew :)

Free Java Software Engineer
Red Hat, Inc. (

Support Free Java!
Contribute to GNU Classpath and IcedTea
PGP Key: F5862A37 (
Fingerprint = EA30 D855 D50F 90CD F54D  0698 0713 C3ED F586 2A37

More information about the build-dev mailing list