[arch-dev-public] Fwd: [arch-general] Java 8
guillaume at alaux.net
Tue Apr 22 14:58:03 EDT 2014
On 6 April 2014 23:10, Guillaume Alaux <guillaume at alaux.net> wrote:
> On 31 March 2014 13:38, Guillaume Alaux <guillaume at alaux.net> wrote:
>> On 30 March 2014 20:46, Guillaume Alaux <guillaume at alaux.net> wrote:
>> > On 30 March 2014 20:39, Andrea Scarpino <andrea at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> >> On Sun 30, March 20:03:51 Guillaume Alaux wrote:
>> >>> You might be talking about "icedtea-web" , the browser plugin that
>> >>> enables some Java interpretation inside browsers? This is yet another
>> >>> project provided by the IcedTea team.
>> >> Indeed. Thank you for the clarification.
>> >> Could you provide an openjdk8 package without IcedTea? Isn't necessary to put
>> >> that in the repos, just to test what would be missing/broken.
>> >> Cheers
>> >> --
>> >> Andrea
>> >> Arch Linux Developer
>> > Sure! I will need to finish it first of course and will let you know.
>> > Should not be long. I do not expect much breakerage if any.
>> > Also I asked on the IcedTea ML to get an idea of when they think this
>> > release could happen.
>> Ok so answer from IcedTeam team  is they should relase "Hopefully
>> in the next month. It depends how involved the security errata is next
>> I am thus going to keep on working on a package *without IceTea* in
>> case we want to test/release it and prepare one *with IcedTea* ready
>> when this release is out.
>>  http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/distro-pkg-dev/2014-March/026974.html
> So as previously announced, here is an early version of OpenJDK 8
> without IcedTea . Sources of the package can be found here . It
> is currently split into `jre8-openjdk` and `jdk8-openjdk` that
> currently declare a conflict with other JRE/JDK packages (I am working
> on an simple way to enable installation of multiple Java
> environments). Any tests feedback by those of you interested would be
> appreciated (I have just noticed I forgot man pages for JRE binaries
> on this package - will be fixed).
>  https://dev.archlinux.org/~guillaume/openjdk8-noicedtea/
>  https://github.com/galaux/aurpkgs/tree/444d7df9ad91842fd595f220becddfbaa8894c4b/java8-openjdk
Split versions of JRE/JRE-headless/JDK for both architectures are
available here  for testing. Sources available here .
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