jpackage does not include extra files from app-image when creating Debian package?
andy.herrick at oracle.com
Sat Feb 27 13:42:11 UTC 2021
If you want to find the app dir directly on all platforms, use a command
line option as Michael does in HalfPipe, except directly:
this $APPDIR will be expanded when jli is invoked to point to the
applications app dir. ($BINDIR, and $ROOTDIR can be used in similar ways)
On 2/27/2021 6:51 AM, Tobias Oelgarte wrote:
> On 27.02.21 11:22, Michael Hall wrote:
>>> On Feb 27, 2021, at 1:31 AM, Tobias Oelgarte
>>> <tobias.oelgarte at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> No, there is no platform independent and reliable way to get the
>>>> path to 'app' directory. However you can get location of one of
>>>> your app's classes through Class.getResource(). See
>>> That isn't helpful at all. All i get is either the URL
>>> jrt:/<modulename> or null, but not the installation directory or
>>> something similar.
>> System property? java.home, java.launcher.path, java.library.path,
>> My application indicates a security policy…
>> Which actually gets you into the app directory.
>> On virtual box Windows showing...
>> C:\Program Files\HalfPipe\app/all.policy
> java.home points to the runtime directory, which is fine, but it is
> placed differently on Windows and Linux. In Windows it is
> 'AppName/runtime' with app directory 'AppName/app' and under Linux it
> is 'AppName/lib/runtime' with app directory 'AppName/app'. So i have
> to query the operating system first, before deciding where the 'app'
> directory would be. Additionally i can't create a *.deb including the
> app folder, because jpackage fails to include the app directory.
> java.launcher.path is not available under Linux with JDK 16. Instead i
> would have to use jpackage.app-path.
> java.library.path is a list of paths pointing outside of the
> application directory. For example:
> java.class.path is empty in case of a modular application.
> Using a security policy file is also an awkward way, to only get the
> app directory. But at least it is doable.
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