Package Details: jre8 8u211-1

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Package Base: jre8
Description: Oracle Java 8 Runtime Environment
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Keywords: java-openjfx java-runtime-headless-jre java-runtime-jre java-web-start-jre
Licenses: custom:Oracle
Provides: 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: Det
Maintainer: severach
Last Packager: severach
Votes: 28
Popularity: 1.145083
First Submitted: 2017-09-21 22:18
Last Updated: 2019-04-18 01:51

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jdc commented on 2019-05-02 18:12

I also got the checksum error on FWIW.

biosin commented on 2019-04-22 18:43

In fact, the downloaded file (with aria2c) is an HTML file with title "Unauthorized Request" that also appears when I request the URL in my browser and with wget. It says it needs some cookies set... To be clear, this seems to be the URL:

severach commented on 2019-04-18 20:18

@biosin: I rm the file and makepkg -sCo. The checksums are fine.

biosin commented on 2019-04-18 20:10

I'm getting a checksum error

==> Validating source files with md5sums... ... FAILED

severach commented on 2019-01-21 18:34

I fixed the msg2 lines to handle makepkg --nocolor.

petaramesh commented on 2019-01-21 15:23

Hi, Package build fails here with : /usr/share/makepkg/util/ ligne 58: BLUE : variable sans liaison

Det commented on 2018-10-24 17:14

Can't repro?

renatocan commented on 2018-10-22 17:32

I've tried to install and got an error: "rename: error: unrecognized arguments: lib/desktop/mime/packages/x-java-archive.xml"

Det commented on 2018-07-19 17:11

No, you're missing the point :D.

Please read, eg. here:

Or my question (less technical):

Or the old Wiki entry (even less technical):

MarcinWieczorek commented on 2018-07-19 16:47

Okay then, let's extend the scope of the article:

The checksum type and values should always be those provided by upstream, such as in release announcements. When multiple types are available, the strongest checksum is to be preferred: sha256 over sha1, and sha1 over md5.