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Re: java-package support for Oracle Java 9 builds

Hi Sven,

Thanks a lot for the help! I did see your blog post about java-package
last month and if nobody beats me I definitely intend to merge your changes.

Emmanuel Bourg

Le 17/12/2017 à 12:30, Sven Hoexter a écrit :
> Hi,
> I've started to patch up the java-package scripts to have some basic support for
> Oracle Java 9 builds. Beside of the changes in versioning the most notable change
> seem to be some path adjustments inside the JDK tarball. It seems to work on the
> surface, but I'm not sure if there are some, at least for me, none obvious issues.
> The changes are currently in my personal repository
> https://git.sven.stormbind.net/java-package.git
> https://git.sven.stormbind.net/?p=sven/java-package.git;a=summary (gitweb)
> Since I'm not involved in the Java world as whole I don't know if someone else
> already started on a similar effort. I just started to scratch my own itch here,
> but I'm happy to share and mabye get this into unstable.
> I still see a few things one could improve, for example the handling of the jce-policy
> files already changed with Java 8 and the unrestricted files already ship with the JDK
> but have to be enabled with a property change in java.security.
> Cheers,
> Sven

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