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Old 02-24-2012, 08:04 AM   #16
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I have no idea. My guess is that Oracle adds stuff to its own JDK which is not part of OpenJDK. The OpenJDK packages which I built are my first attempt and there are several variations in the choice of VM's and JIT compilers. I picked the defaults and it remains to be seen if that is the optimal choice. Also, the open source java webbbrowser plugin (icedtea-web) is not as good as the plugin which is included with the binary builds from Oracle. It will be a matter of choice and/or principle which version you choose to install.

The good thing is that this choice exists of course. I presume that Slackware will be shipping OpenJDK/JRE packages in future and http://slackbuilds.org/ would be a good place to provide a version of Slackware's current jdk.SlackBuild script which simply re-packages the Oracle binaries. It is absolutely allowed to download the Oracle binaries for private use. Oracle's binary license just no longer allows 3rd parties to re-distribute those. A shame, and illustrative of Oracle's view of the Open Source community and Free Software, but that's how it is.

Eric
Hi I found out that the version of openJDK was a know bug (https://netbeans.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=205348) that is resolved in newer version of openJDK.

Is it possible to build new packages with the new version?
 
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Old 04-24-2012, 06:52 PM   #17
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Hi, sorry to open this topic again.
I have installed alien bob openJDK packages.
Until now it work very well, I mostly develop command line programs.

But when I run a graphical program, the graphic is broken as show in the image.

Is it a problem of the openJDK or mine?
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Old 04-25-2012, 07:35 AM   #18
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But when I run a graphical program, the graphic is broken as show in the image.
I used 2 Java programs on a regular basis.

1. josm (Open Street Map editor)
2. psm (PlayStation Media Server)

Neither of those 2 applications show any issues with their displays, so if you want to test one of them out on your system and see if you have problems with them or not, to rule out your system setup.
 
Old 04-25-2012, 09:23 AM   #19
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I run several GUI applications which are programmed in Java, using web start or the browser plugin, and never had issues. It looks like yours is a local issue.

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Old 04-26-2012, 01:19 AM   #20
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I have AlienBob's openJDK on several boxes and it works perfect so far.
One program I run gives an error about it not being tested on openJDK but it still runs perfect.
 
  


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