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14.2 > Development > openjdk8 (8u171)

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-3.8.0.tar.xz (e6a2a693291296a8e4b3cc76499b047e)
openjdk.tar.xz (d532e0e7d893c6f3f427d571304fa6b8)
corba.tar.xz (083df5866e8434786bd62c5d26cf4b1a)
jaxp.tar.xz (4859c3d3f6c8b6f1b3d92f316089b6a6)
jaxws.tar.xz (3f811761f995c7056ab2ab516dd2870f)
jdk.tar.xz (7e820fa93b44bc3a214313e0354da026)
langtools.tar.xz (22df0b6af90e722e5cc802a5915f8385)
nashorn.tar.xz (e7f0b4ca8f2b897c8f4225d4fe3291fb)
hotspot.tar.xz (c0017c13ea1c5fc8026d9f2b2bed4a11)

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

(the SlackBuild does not include the source)

Individual Files:

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