Forest Extension - Not to be found?

Mario Torre neugens at
Wed Jul 27 22:24:02 UTC 2011

2011/7/27 Kelly O'Hair <kelly.ohair at>:

>> That would be yum-builddep java-1.7.0-openjdk then. Now, in Fedora 15
>> there's no java-1.7.0-openjdk, so I doubt that there is one in Fedora
>> 9 (which is long time unsupported).
>> Wouldn't make sense to rewrite this part of the guide completely then
>> to reflect more recent distributions and guidelines?
> Yes, we need to advance the README to focus on the newer systems.
>> In any case, in this moment with jdk7 soon to be the requirment for
>> jdk8, I think that the only way to build the jdk8 would be by first
>> building the jdk7 in most situation.
> I think that would be right. Maybe painful enough that people will go after
> systems with pre-built jdk7's on them? ;^)

Ah! But that will not scare Gentoo users away! :)

>> What do you think?
> Yup. I agree.

I'll write down some proposal for the README files and propose them
here then. I will try to send you hopefully tomorrow a patch for the
Makefile as well.


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