[blfs-support] OpenJDK 1.8u51 build instructions (alternative option)

Ken Moffat zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com
Sun Aug 16 06:21:45 PDT 2015


On Sat, Aug 15, 2015 at 06:00:21PM +0200, Pierre Labastie wrote:
> On 10/08/2015 19:42, Quanah Gibson-Mount wrote:
> > (Note: Resending this after fixing DKIM signing issues, I apologize in advance
> > to those who get the email twice)
> > 
> > I was reading over
> > <http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/view/svn/general/openjdk.html>, and it
> > seemed a bit overly complex.  I've been building OpenJDK for a while, and I
> > was able to make it so you can use the normal checkout method for getting the
> > source with a simple patch.  I.e.,:
> > 
> > hg clone -r jdk8u51-b16 http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk8u/jdk8u60/
> > cd jdk8u60
> > chmod a+rx get_source.sh
> > patch -p1 < fix-source.patch
> > ./get_source.sh -r jdk8u51-b16
> > 
> > Then you can just run ./configure <options> etc
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > Figured this may be useful to others.  It essentially passes the -r <tag>
> > option to the initial source clone of the other required repositories.
> > 
> > Now there's no need to download all the tarballs separately, etc.
> > 
> > --Quanah
> > 
> 
> It looks like those instructions require mercurial to be available. The BLFS
> policy is such that the user be able to build without being connected to
> internet after the tarballs have been downloaded, which means that no required
> instruction in the book use mercurial (or git, or subversion...)
> Regards,
> Pierre

I haven't seen either of the original posts, but to Pierre : what
about libreoffice ?

ĸen
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