Howto create redistributable packages?

Andrew Haley aph at
Fri Feb 26 06:07:59 PST 2010

On 02/26/2010 01:54 PM, Clemens Eisserer wrote:

> I would like to build redistributable OpenJDK packages, to allow
> easier testing of my xrender java2d pipeline.
> For now the linux-i586 dir differs quite a bit, compared to Sun's
> tarballs (e.g. no rt.jar, but classes unzipped),
> is there a way to create sun-like packages?

When I build OpenJDK, I have a j2re-image directory that looks
exactly like Sun's distribution.

> Furthermore I guess I may not call it OpenJDK, is there a simple way
> to rename it, or it it sufficient to offer it under a different name?

Everyone else calls it OpenJDK.  You'll have to look
at the licence to see if it suits you.


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