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

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sun Aug 16 10:06:38 PDT 2015

Pierre Labastie wrote:

> Good question! I haven't built LO for a while... So I do not know. I think I
> never realized that there were downloads occurring during the build process...
> Back to OJDK: if the procedure from the OP is acceptable for the book, I'll be
> happy to include it, but I does not prevent the need for storing files (at
> least java binaries and probably jtreg) on anduin.

Yes, we've set the precedent with LibreOffice so downloading within the 
build process is acceptable even though it's not the first choice.

I'll note that the cpan method of perl modules does the same thing.

   -- Bruce

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