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Bug 453804 - Create ebuilds for jdk 8 (early access release), a current Java 8 partial implementation
Summary: Create ebuilds for jdk 8 (early access release), a current Java 8 partial imp...
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: [OLD] Java (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal enhancement (vote)
Assignee: Java team
Depends on:
Reported: 2013-01-24 12:02 UTC by Alexey Mironchenko
Modified: 2016-05-02 21:04 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description Alexey Mironchenko 2013-01-24 12:02:05 UTC
There is already a binary early access release build.

There are sources for it, too. 

I think, someone should add an ebuild(s) with one or both options to the java-overlay, or even to the main portage repository.

I`ll try to make an ebuild for binary ones, and, possibly, for from-source build, but, disregarding my over 4 years gentoo experience, I`m completely new to writing ebuilds. 

So, if some people are working on it, I will appreciate them for acknowledgement.
Otherwise, I`ll try to write and submit some ebuild here within 24 hours.

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Comment 1 James Le Cuirot gentoo-dev 2016-05-02 21:04:53 UTC
Old bug is old.