mjs at ces.clemson.edu
Mon Dec 4 16:12:43 UTC 2006
On Mon, 4 Dec 2006, Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Monday 04 December 2006 09:14, Matthew Saltzman wrote:
>> On Mon, 4 Dec 2006, Gene Heskett wrote:
>>> I'd like to do this, so its a valid part of the rpm database, can I
>>> get the .spec file somewhere? Or, maybe even better, get it in the
>>> right format from the OpenJava site, but the propaganda all reads like
>>> its source only & doesn't seem to say if it will build with the
>>> current gcc.
>> As I (sort of) pointed out in another post, the best bet is the NOSRC
>> rpms for Sun Java from jpackage.org. You grab the .nosrc.rpm from
>> jpackage and the .bin installer from Sun and follow the instructions on
>> the jpackage site.
> Which seems to have been pretty well hidden, so far all I've found are the
> src rpms. The .bin installer I have, unpacked even. But yum can't find
> the -fc .xml's for fc6 because nothing newer than fc4 is available. So I
> disabled that repo in order for yumex to proceed.
> The only likely looking candidate is in non-free, and is labeled:
> which claims to be the jpackage compatibilty for suns jdk of the same
> version number. Unforch, its 220.127.116.11 I have the .bin for.
> I'm going to grab it with yum and see what it might be.
> But that's not going to fly:
> Missing Dependency: jdk = 2000:1.5.0_09-fcs is needed by package
> And I don't believe this package is available as the fc5 & fc6 listings
> aren't even there when I look at the mirrors. What are we going to have
> to do, wait 2 years before OpenJava gets mature enough to use?
It's pretty obscure, as it turns out. Visit
http://jpackage.org/browser/browse.php?jppversion=1.7 and scroll down to
the bottom, where the "nonfree" packages are listed.
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