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I don't know if this will help, but Java downloads used to be available as a self-extracting shell archive with a name ending in ".bin". I think that stopped with Java 6, and starting with Java 7 the only downloads are compressed tar archives, .tar.gz files. Perhaps you are using instructions or scripts from Java 6 but are trying to install Java 7.
Bingo, I went to slackbuilds, but searched on java, not jdk, so I didn't find it.
Anyway, its built now.
Note that the URL is not on Slackbuilds.org, it is in the official Slackware distribution sources. Slackware can no longer include the package due to Oracle licensing changes, but it still includes the build script just as it would be used to build the distribution package otherwise.