Re: Status of java-package
- Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2018 12:30:49 -0400
- From: Roberto C. Sánchez <roberto@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Status of java-package
On Tue, Aug 21, 2018 at 05:49:19PM +0200, Erwan David wrote:
> This package makes a .deb from oracle .tar.gz It does not package java
> 9 nor java 10. Is there a problem with those versions ? Is the
> packaged abandonned, and in this case is there anotehr method to uses
> oracle JRE on debian ?
I don't know about java-package, as I have not used it many years.
However, you can download the .tar.gz and just unpack it (I would think
/opt is a good choice of target location). Or you can download the .rpm
and use alien to turn it into a .deb.
Incidentally, it has been a long time since I encountered any Java that
would run on the Oracle JVM but not on OpenJDK. Are you sure you need
to even bother with the Oracle JVM?
Roberto C. Sánchez