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Re: java idk + MacOSX

* On 2016-07-26 at 18:04 BST, Brook Milligan wrote:

> I am trying to install pkgsrc java on MacOSX.  It is trying to
> install the Oracle JRE/JDK which requires downloading the tarball.
> That is fine for the JRE, because the appropriate tarballs (e.g.,
> *-macosx-x64.tar.gz) are available in the Oracle archive.  However,
> the corresponding JDK files are only *.dmg disk images.
> How is one supposed to install the JDK using pkgsrc on a MacOSX
> system?

There isn't support for this at the moment.  I was looking into ways
to manually handle the .dmg but haven't finished anything, and the
resulting package wouldn't be re-distributable anyway.

OpenJDK would be ideal but that appears to be dead.

Jonathan Perkin  -  Joyent, Inc.  -

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