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Old 08-08-2007, 02:15 PM   #1
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Making a Java Package for Slack 12

I've just installed the newest update to JRE (1.6.0.U2). It was a fairly straightforward process using the instructions on the website.

How is it possible to make a Slackware package from this? The installer is a bin file. I thought I'd try checkinstall, even though this is meant for creating a package from source, but it didn't work.
Old 08-08-2007, 04:04 PM   #2
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use the slackbuild
Old 08-08-2007, 04:07 PM   #3
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Grab the Slack build script, for the JRE, from the Source CD, or from the Web Site, and see how Pat does it.

Old 08-09-2007, 10:10 AM   #4
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I will try that


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