RFR: 8219920: dependency help output in configure-step : support zypper tool

Magnus Ihse Bursie magnus.ihse.bursie at oracle.com
Fri Mar 1 13:52:03 UTC 2019


On 2019-03-01 14:46, Magnus Ihse Bursie wrote:
> On 2019-03-01 09:48, Baesken, Matthias wrote:
>> Btw.  Speaking about  help.m4 help output ,   the mentioning of 
>> openjdk-8-jdk  in the various package-installer help outputs  seems 
>> to be outdated and misleading to me :
>>
>>    88 apt_help() {
>>    89   case $1 in
>>
>>     . . .
>>    94     openjdk)
>>    95       PKGHANDLER_COMMAND="sudo apt-get install openjdk-8-jdk" ;;
>>    96     alsa)
>>    97       PKGHANDLER_COMMAND="sudo apt-get install libasound2-dev" ;;
>>
>> I  think  we would need   jdk11 by  now (or soon jdk12, but  I am not 
>> sure about package  availability at the various distros for  12).
>
> I agree. It's a bit of a problem, because the availability of the N-1 
> JDK needed to compile is not regularly available through the normal 
> distro package system, as other dependencies are.
>
> I suspect we should stop referring to using the system package 
> installer for the boot jdk, and instead point to http://jdk.java.net 
> for the core platforms, and https://adoptopenjdk.net/ for the rest.

Actually Jesper opened this the other day: 
https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8219788

/Magnus

>
> /Magnus
>
>>
>> Best regards, Matthias
>>
>>
>>
>> From: Baesken, Matthias
>> Sent: Donnerstag, 28. Februar 2019 13:53
>> To: 'build-dev at openjdk.java.net' <build-dev at openjdk.java.net>
>> Cc: Zeller, Arno <arno.zeller at sap.com>; Simonis, Volker 
>> <volker.simonis at sap.com>
>> Subject: RFR: 8219920: dependency help output in configure-step : 
>> support zypper tool
>>
>> Hello, please review the following  change .
>>
>> Currently  the  configure-step  outputs  help  for  a number of 
>> packages + related installation calls  in case of missing 
>> dependencies  (like cups / alsa etc.) .
>> This help output step   covers a few  tools (like apt-get).
>>
>>
>> However the OpenSUSE / SLES tool zypper  is not supported .
>> This  change adds  output for  zypper .
>>
>> Bug/webrev:
>>
>> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8219920
>>
>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~mbaesken/webrevs/8219920.0/
>>
>>
>> Thanks, Matthias
>



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