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PROGRAM:

NAME


make-jpkg - builds Debian packages from Java binary distributions

SYNOPSIS


make-jpkg [OPTION]... [FILE]

DESCRIPTION


make-jpkg builds a Debian package from the given Java distribution FILE.

Supported java binary distributions currently include:
* Oracle (http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads) :
- The Java Development Kit (JDK), version 6, 7 and 8
- The Java Runtime Environment (JRE), version 6, 7 and 8
- The Java API Javadoc, version 6, 7 and 8
(Choose tar.gz archives or self-extracting archives, do _not_ choose the RPM!)

The following options are recognized:

--full-name NAME
full name used in the maintainer field of the package

--email EMAIL
email address used in the maintainer field of the package

--changes
create a .changes file

--revision
add debian revision

--source
build a source package instead of a binary deb package

--with-system-certs
Replace the JVMs keystore with a softlink to the system's keystore,
(/etc/ssl/certs/java/cacerts) which is managed automatically by the ca-certificates
and ca-certificates-java packages.

--help display help text and exit

--version
output version information and exit

Download a supported JRE, JDK, API tar.gz or self-extracting archive from
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads and execute make-jpkg file with
the downloaded file. The program asks the user for additional information and builds a
Debian binary package in the current directory.

The program requires about 200 MB free disk space in a temporary directory. The temporary
directory defaults to /tmp but you can specify an alternate directory by setting the
environment variable TMPDIR.

EXAMPLE


To install Oracle(TM) 7 Standard Edition JDK, download a release - 64 bits version of
update 2 from
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jdk-7u2-download-1377129.html in
this example - and invoke make-jpkg:

make-jpkg <path_to_download_directory>/jdk-7u2-linux-x64.tar.gz

This generate a Debian package in the current directory, that can be installed using dpkg:

dpkg -i oracle-java7-jdk_7u2_amd64.deb

When you're done, you can delete initial download as well as generated package:

rm <path_to_download_directory>/jdk-7u2-linux-x64.tar.gz oracle-
java7-jdk_7u2_amd64.deb

ENVIRONMENT


TMPDIR base directory used for temporary files (defaults to /tmp)

J2SE_PACKAGE_FULL_NAME
full name used in the maintainer field of the package; if none is supplied then the
default of "Debian Java Maintainers" is used.

J2SE_PACKAGE_EMAIL
email address used in the maintainer field of the package; if none is supplied the
default of "pkg-java-maintainers@lists.alioth.debian.org" is used.

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