[Slackbuilds-users] sboinstall - jdk download fails

Andreas Guldstrand andreas.guldstrand at gmail.com
Tue Apr 4 18:09:06 UTC 2017

On 4 April 2017 at 20:02, Eric Pratt <eric.b.pratt at gmail.com> wrote:
> But, if we can't automate this, then I have to admit I don't understand why
> the jdk slackbuild even exists on slackbuilds.org.  java.Slackbuild is
> provided in the distribution which will create a JDK or JRE package as
> desired.  And JDK always includes JRE anyway.  You still have to manually
> download the JDK regardless of which one you use.  So what is the benefit of
> this slackbuild even existing here?

Why would automation be needed to have a SlackBuild on SBo? The
benefit of the SlackBuild is the same benefit as every other
SlackBuild on SBo.

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