strange configure error on Linux Mint 18.3

Thomas Stüfe thomas.stuefe at gmail.com
Tue Apr 24 16:24:01 UTC 2018


Thanks Adrian!

I installed the build prereqs and now I am fine.

Wiki is good, btw.

Best Regards, Thomas

On Tue, Apr 24, 2018 at 3:51 PM, John Paul Adrian Glaubitz
<glaubitz at physik.fu-berlin.de> wrote:
> On 04/24/2018 03:25 PM, Thomas Stüfe wrote:
>>>
>>> Have you tried "apt build-dep openjdk-9"? This should install all the
>>> necessary build dependencies.
>>
>>
>> This is cool! I did not know that.
>>
>> Unfortunately it seems not to work on my box:
>>
>> thomas at mint18 /shared/projects/openjdk/jdk-jdk/source $ sudo apt-get
>> build-dep openjdk-9
>> Reading package lists... Done
>> E: You must put some 'source' URIs in your sources.list
>
>
> You need to add the corresponding "deb-src" entries for the "deb"
> entries in your /etc/apt/sources.list.
>
> On my Debian box, it looks like this:
>
> deb http://ftp.de.debian.org/debian unstable main contrib non-free
> deb-src http://ftp.de.debian.org/debian unstable main contrib non-free
>
> For Linux Mint, you need to use the corresponding line from the
> Linux Mint mirrors. After editing the sources.list, you need to
> run "apt update".
>
>> :) Sure. As I wrote, I think the bug would be that configure does not
>> display nice "you should run apt-get xxxxx" messages like it used to.
>>
>>> PS: If you are using a real Debian instead of Linux Mint, you get a
>>>      free Multi-Arch environment for free and can easily cross-build
>>>      OpenJDK for all the architectures found in Debian. Let me know
>>>      if you want me to write up a small HowTo.
>>>
>>
>> Such a braindump from you would be surely welcome.
>
>
> I just realized I already did that:
>
>> https://wiki.debian.org/PortsDocs/BootstrappingOpenJDK
>
>
> Needs some updating though.
>
>
> Adrian
>
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