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

Magnus Ihse Bursie magnus.ihse.bursie at oracle.com
Fri Mar 1 14:30:53 UTC 2019


On 2019-03-01 15:20, Baesken, Matthias wrote:
>
>   * I suspect we should stop referring to using the system package
>     installer for the boot jdk, and instead
>   * point to http://jdk.java.netfor the core platforms, and
>     https://adoptopenjdk.net/for the rest.
>
> Hi Magnus ,  for OpenJDK11  (11u)  we might  mention  the packages .   
> For the  jdk/jdk   it probably does not make much sense and the URLs 
> are the way to go
>
Good point. JDK-8219788 is for jdk/jdk (13), feel free to open another 
bug for 11u.

/Magnus


> .
>
> Best regards, Matthias
>
> *From:*Magnus Ihse Bursie <magnus.ihse.bursie at oracle.com>
> *Sent:* Freitag, 1. März 2019 14:46
> *To:* Baesken, Matthias <matthias.baesken at sap.com>; 
> 'build-dev at openjdk.java.net' <build-dev at openjdk.java.net>
> *Cc:* Simonis, Volker <volker.simonis at sap.com>; Zeller, Arno 
> <arno.zeller at sap.com>
> *Subject:* Re: RFR: 8219920: dependency help output in configure-step 
> : support zypper tool
>
> 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 help.m4 help output ,   the mentioning of openjdk-8-jdk  in the various package-installer help outputs  seems to be outdated and  misleading to me :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.
>
> /Magnus
>
>



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