[PC-BSD Pbi-dev] Java JDK port and Eclipse

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Tue Mar 8 12:49:45 PST 2011

On 03/08/11 15:05, Jesse Smith wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dru Lavigne<drulavigne at sympatico.ca>
> To: jessefrgsmith at yahoo.ca, pbi-dev at lists.pcbsd.org
> Subject: RE: [PC-BSD Pbi-dev] Java JDK port and Eclipse
> Date: Tue, 8 Mar 2011 14:51:08 +0000
>> Recently there have been a few requests for PBI modules with Java
>> dependencies, specifically the dependency java/jdk16. This port
> doesn't
>> build on my machine and a check at FreshPorts shows the port as being
>> marked as "Forbidden / Broken / Ignore / Restricted".
>> Now I noticed we already have a PBI for Eclipse on the build server
> and
>> Eclipse uses JDK. Does this mean there's a way around the broken port,
>> or was the Eclipse module build before JDK was marked a broken?
>> Jesse,
>> The port is marked as Restricted due to licensing restrictions. Even
>> the Foundation won't be making an 8.x distributable version as OpenJDK
>> does not have any restrictions. Will the port build with openjdk
>> instead?
>> Cheers,
>> Dru
> I suspect (though I'm not certain) OpenJDK would work. From what I've
> seen OpenJDK seems to be up to par. Should we be looking at patching the
> port during our build process or trying to get the port itself changed?
> The latter seems like a better long-term solution, but I suspect it
> would take more time.
> - Jesse
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It looks like Eclipse already uses openjdk?


Look at the build depends.

Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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