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Lussier, Denis denisl at
Thu Nov 4 23:46:48 UTC 2010

I will document how to run the installer in non-gui and/or silent
modes in the upcoming Build 21.  Also, my install program is gonna do
exactly what you described below (subtract things from the JDK to make
a JRE) if you choose the JRE option.

On Tue, Nov 2, 2010 at 8:18 AM, kg5000 <ken.gentry at> wrote:
> The JRE option would be great, although I just realized our installer could
> just remove unwanted tool executables in post install.
> Another question came to mind. Is there a silent command line install
> option?
> Thanks,
> Ken
> Denis Lussier-6 wrote:
>> I will try to provide a JRE only installation option in the upcoming
>> Build 21 Installers.   In the OpenJDK 6 world JRE is a subset of JDK
>> with javac (and a couple other related things) removed.   The default
>> OpenJDK Build builds both a JRE and JDK directory structure.
>> Speaking of JRE's...  Note that Webstart and Browser integration
>> functionality will (in the short run) only be available in OpenSCG's
>> upcoming OpenJDK 6 Linux Builds because IcedTea doesn't yet have a
>> Windows Port.
>> On Mon, Nov 1, 2010 at 3:31 PM, kg5000 <ken.gentry at> wrote:
>>> Is there a way to install only the JRE of an OpenJDK? I have not fully
>>> informed our team that the OpenJDK is running on our system and don't
>>> know
>>> the team's comfort level of Java tools being present on our target when
>>> only
>>> a JRE is needed.
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