[PC-BSD Dev] easypbi external links

Ken Moore ken at pcbsd.org
Wed Dec 4 10:32:25 PST 2013

On 12/04/2013 12:10, Joe Maloney wrote:
> I am trying to build a pbi from an local folder for orcale java for
> linux 32bit.  I would just use openjdk but unforunatley some of our
> provisioning software at work requires crappy orcale java.  :(
> I've done this sucessfully in 9.2 but I wanted to take it a step further
> and utilize creating external links in /usr/pbi/bin.  I've created an
> external-links file.
> http://pastebin.com/za6BnDaV
> For some reason when I build I get these warnings for each file.
> WARN: external_link target: "local/bin/java -> bin/java
> binary,nocrash,linux" does not exist!
> I've looked over the openjdk7 module for 10 and it has the same syntax
> more or less.  Although it builds from ports where as I am building from
> a folder.  I was just curious if this might be a known issue that when
> building from local sources that external linking does not work, or
> maybe I am missing something?
> Joe Maloney
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I don't think you need to start with "local/" in the first column. The 
PBI build framework is already smart enough to look in the "local" PBI 
base directory if it is in the first column. (so bin/java -> bin/java is 
all you should need).

~~ Ken Moore ~~

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