Installation of man page for proprietary javaws
Dr Andrew John Hughes
ahughes at redhat.com
Tue Feb 22 13:42:30 UTC 2011
On 12:54 Tue 22 Feb , Alan Bateman 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.
It's taken me this long to notice it. If you build on a 64-bit platform,
you're not going to see it. It seems distros have been silently deleting
it for a while without bothering to tell upstream :-(
> created a bug to track it:
> 7021314: Build should not install javaws man page
Great. Thanks. I'll await Kelly's review.
> The changes in the webrev look right solution to me but I'll leave it to
> Kelly to review.
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