Forest Extension - Not to be found?
Dr Andrew John Hughes
ahughes at redhat.com
Wed Jul 27 23:34:08 UTC 2011
On 00:24 Thu 28 Jul , Mario Torre wrote:
> 2011/7/27 Kelly O'Hair <kelly.ohair at oracle.com>:
> >> 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? ;^)
I don't think they exist yet.
> Ah! But that will not scare Gentoo users away! :)
Gentoo is actually the only distro I know of that's had an OpenJDK7 ebuild
# emerge -pv icedtea:7
These are the packages that would be merged, in order:
Calculating dependencies... done!
> >> 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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