Installation of man page for proprietary javaws

Lussier, Denis denisl at openscg.com
Tue Feb 22 13:18:18 UTC 2011


It makes perfect sense to me to remove it from being generated.   As part of
building OpenSCG's OpenJDK 6 one-click Win32 installer I've been removing it
at packaging time.

--Luss
  http://openscg.org/openjdk

On Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 7:54 AM, Alan Bateman <Alan.Bateman at oracle.com>wrote:

> Dr Andrew John Hughes wrote:
>
>> It seems that the OpenJDK build installs a man page for javaws,
>> yet there is no javaws implementation in OpenJDK.
>> http://icedtea.classpath.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=633
>>
>> This only happens on 32-bit platforms, hence why I've never seen it
>> myself.  I've posted a webrev:
>>
>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~andrew/javaws/webrev.01/
>>
>> 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
>> Makefile.
>>
>> Thoughts?
>>
>>
> Probably a small oversight that just wasn't noticed before.  I've created a
> bug to track it:
>
> 7021314: Build should not install javaws man page
>
> The changes in the webrev look right solution to me but I'll leave it to
> Kelly to review.
>
> -Alan.
>
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