Package Details: jdk 8u112-1

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Package Base: jdk
Description: Oracle Java Development Kit
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Keywords: java-environment-jdk java-openjfx java-runtime-headless-jre java-runtime-jre java-web-start-jre
Licenses: custom
Provides: java-environment=8, java-environment-jdk=8, java-openjfx=8, java-runtime=8, java-runtime-headless=8, java-runtime-headless-jre=8, java-runtime-jre=8, java-web-start=8, java-web-start-jre=8
Submitter: td123
Maintainer: Det
Last Packager: Det
Votes: 725
Popularity: 12.203195
First Submitted: 2011-08-27 17:56
Last Updated: 2016-11-11 16:08

Dependencies (15)

Required by (1000)

Sources (7)

Latest Comments

alaskanarcher commented on 2016-10-21 08:29

I am getting a series of "warning: could not get file information for usr/lib/jvm/java-8-jdk/..." where the ... are dozens of files in both bin and jre. Install appears to be working. Anyone else getting this?

goetzc commented on 2016-09-16 19:14

You can delete from install file: update-desktop-database, update-mime-database and xdg-icon-resource, as those updates are now performed by pacman hooks.

Det commented on 2016-08-24 14:48

700 votes <3.

I'd like to celebrate this with an update, but..

E: It was also apparently 5 years since first submitted. Damn.

XTREEMRAGE commented on 2016-07-14 09:57

Thanks for this package, keep it up :)

Det commented on 2016-07-13 17:22

You could try 'makepkg -L', or just makepkg in-and-of-itself.

m6w6 commented on 2016-07-13 05:55

Currently failing in package():

==> Starting package()...
-> Creating directory structure...
-> Removing redundancies...
-> Moving contents...
-> Fixing directory structure...
syntax error at (eval 1) line 1, near "."
==> ERROR: A failure occurred in package().
==> ERROR: Makepkg was unable to build jdk.

yaourt 1.8.1
pacman 5.0.1
libalpm 10.0.1

erkexzcx commented on 2016-04-26 19:10

I always need to perform this command when starting specific app via WEB:
sudo chown -R :wheel /etc/java*

Marcel_K commented on 2015-12-24 01:43

I stand corrected. And I know the previous ABI is still supported, but in the future this package should indeed correct the issue, not Oracle.

Det commented on 2015-12-23 23:30

You seem a little confused when you say that. I somehow missed that before, but these binaries are provided for whatever dependencies Oracle themselves chooses, that is, the ones in the widest circulation (used by Ubuntu).

So, if you're to rebuild your product for every new major dependency release, you're essentially dropping support for any distribution that uses the old version. Unlike things like libpng and libjpeg, GCC actually still provides the previous ABI (as per the announcment), and even if they were to drop it, it would be up to an AUR package to provide it for our distribution.

Marcel_K commented on 2015-12-12 19:48

According to the script in [1] the binaries should be recompiled. However, this package relies on precompiled binaries. Should this be escalated to Oracle or …?


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