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14.2 > Development > openjdk8 (8u161)

OpenJDK 8 is an open source implementation of version 8 of the
Java Development Kit, Standard Edition. It includes tools for developing,
testing, and running programs written in Java.

Before installing this package please consider any other jdk's/jre's that you
have already installed as they may cause conflicts with the PATH, JAVA_HOME
and MANPATH variables (this includes the 'openjdk' dependency package -- you
may wish to remove it after you're done.)

After installing the package you will need to logout/reboot your machine
as it will add new files to the /etc/profile.d folder.

This script may take a couple of hours to complete and will require
about 11 GB of disk space for its temporary directory. It defaults to
"/tmp/SBo" and you may redefine it like this:

TMP=/your/temporary/dir ./openjdk8.SlackBuild

The 'cacerts' binary is a keystore containing CA certificates which
are used by Java applications. It is taken from the CentOS package

If you get an error like

Internal compiler error: java.lang.NullPointerException at

simply run the build again. This happens early so it shouldn't be that of a
problem. At least 1 out of 5 runs so far have always succeded.

If you already have 'openjdk8' on your system (and are compiling a newer
version, for example) you don't need the 'openjdk' dependency.

This requires: openjdk

Maintained by: Strahil Yordanov
Keywords: java,jdk,openjdk,openjdk8
ChangeLog: openjdk8


Source Downloads:
icedtea-3.7.0.tar.xz (648a52c2f008ee0bbb865a2a1768891b)
openjdk.tar.xz (c686c8d283bc9f89a8874c5344d4e83a)
corba.tar.xz (2ee9aa7e85ed2fb9af1ab87fb87e404b)
jaxp.tar.xz (c3a5eb1567ac3d8cbfa3dd8cd0848b6f)
jaxws.tar.xz (286778356533d5fe3d8ab9c2c747fe3b)
jdk.tar.xz (84c39ca647e24fe81c08bc10e016d194)
langtools.tar.xz (c03e84cceca1d9173b409920fad3aa93)
nashorn.tar.xz (4895a6a002374c0dea0be055cb75b9a5)
hotspot.tar.xz (85693d6cd04ca1b9a694afa81e7c4dda)

Download SlackBuild:
openjdk8.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

(the SlackBuild does not include the source)

Individual Files:

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