r7452 - in branches/6.3/BOOK: . general/prog introduction/welcome

dj at linuxfromscratch.org dj at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun May 11 22:07:54 PDT 2008


Author: dj
Date: 2008-05-11 23:07:53 -0600 (Sun, 11 May 2008)
New Revision: 7452

Modified:
   branches/6.3/BOOK/general.ent
   branches/6.3/BOOK/general/prog/jdk.xml
   branches/6.3/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
Log:
Removed JDK source installation.

Modified: branches/6.3/BOOK/general/prog/jdk.xml
===================================================================
--- branches/6.3/BOOK/general/prog/jdk.xml	2008-05-11 16:34:03 UTC (rev 7451)
+++ branches/6.3/BOOK/general/prog/jdk.xml	2008-05-12 05:07:53 UTC (rev 7452)
@@ -4,29 +4,14 @@
   <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
   %general-entities;
 
-  <!ENTITY jdk-download-binary       "http://java.sun.com/javase/downloads/index.jsp">
-  <!ENTITY jdk-bin-md5sum            "f7528500c17c09546566e05988beda86">
-  <!ENTITY jdk-bin-size              "67 MB">
-  <!ENTITY jdk-bin-buildsize         "207 MB">
-  <!ENTITY jdk-bin-version           "6u5">
+  <!ENTITY jdk-download-http   "http://java.sun.com/javase/downloads/index.jsp">
+  <!ENTITY jdk-md5sum          "f7528500c17c09546566e05988beda86">
+  <!ENTITY jdk-size            "67 MB">
+  <!ENTITY jdk-buildsize       "207 MB">
+  <!ENTITY jdk-build-time      "0.2 SBU">
+  <!ENTITY jdk-bin-version     "6u5">
+  <!ENTITY jdk-version-string  "1.6.0_05">
 
-  <!ENTITY jdk-source-jrl-md5sum     "83390379fb9f3193e93a9d5eed5b31d9">
-  <!ENTITY jdk-source-bin-md5sum     "8b6f1b8d8dec051c18385539111141ec">
-  <!ENTITY jdk-source-moz-md5sum     "6dcaf7af16211617adff5d672a8b79f4">
-
-  <!ENTITY jdk-source-jrl-size       "111 MB">
-  <!ENTITY jdk-source-bin-size       "2 MB">
-  <!ENTITY jdk-source-moz-size       "8.2 MB">
-
-  <!ENTITY jdk-src-buildsize         "1.5 GB">
-  <!ENTITY jdk-time                  "12.5 SBU (for both installations)">
-  <!ENTITY jdk-version-string        "6u3">
-  <!ENTITY jdk-bin-version-string    "1.6.0_05">
-
-  <!ENTITY jdk-download-source-jrl "http://www.java.net/download/jdk6/&jdk-version-string;/promoted/b05/jdk-&jdk-version-string;-fcs-src-b05-jrl-24_sep_2007.jar">
-  <!ENTITY jdk-download-source-bin "http://www.java.net/download/jdk6/&jdk-version-string;/promoted/b05/jdk-&jdk-version-string;-fcs-bin-b05-jrl-24_sep_2007.jar">
-  <!ENTITY jdk-download-source-moz "http://www.java.net/download/jdk6/&jdk-version-string;/promoted/b05/jdk-&jdk-version-string;-fcs-mozilla_headers-b05-unix-24_sep_2007.jar">
-
 ]>
 
 <sect1 id="jdk" xreflabel="JDK-&jdk-version;">
@@ -53,133 +38,45 @@
     programs.  It also includes a plug-in for browsers so that they can be
     <application>Java</application> aware.</para>
 
-    <!-- Previously, the plugin included
-    in the <application>JDK</application> binary package was unusable on LFS
-    owing to incompatibilities with <application>GCC</application>-3 compiled
-    browsers.  This is not the case anymore.</para> -->
 
-    <para>The <application>JDK</application> comes in two flavors, a
-    precompiled binary and a source package. You will first need to download
-    and install the binary version of the <application>JDK</application>
-    (you'll need to click and agree to the <quote>Sun Microsystems, Inc.
-    Binary Code License Agreement</quote>). To build from the source, you
-    will need to read, and agree to the Sun
-    <!--<ulink url="&patch-root;/jdk-Readme.txt">-->Java Research License<!--</ulink>-->.
-    You will also need to download the additional files and patches to
-    complete the source build as detailed below. Note that in some countries
-    you cannot download the source code.</para>
-
-    <warning><para>Sun has recently decided not to provide JRL sources for
-    the latest update versions of the JDK.  The source build instructions and
-    patches are here for reference only, and contain known security
-    vulnerabilities.  For more information, please see Sun Alerts
-    <ulink url="http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-231246-1">231246</ulink>,
-    <ulink url="http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-233321-1">233321</ulink>,
-    <ulink url="http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-233322-1">233322</ulink>,
-    <ulink url="http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-233323-1">233323</ulink>,
-    <ulink url="http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-233324-1">233324</ulink>,
-    <ulink url="http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-233325-1">233325</ulink>,
-    <ulink url="http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-233326-1">233326</ulink>, and
-    <ulink url="http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-233327-1">233327</ulink>.</para>
-    <para>  Sun is actively working on a GPL'd version of the JDK, titled
+    <note><para>Sun has recently decided not to provide JRL sources for
+    the latest update versions of the JDK. Sun is actively working on a GPL'd
+    version of the JDK, titled 
     <ulink url="http://openjdk.java.net/projects/jdk6/">OpenJDK</ulink>.
     This new JDK will be licensed under the
     <ulink url="http://openjdk.java.net/legal/gplv2+ce.html">GNU General
     Public License, version 2, with the Classpath Exception</ulink>.
-    A stable OpenJDK was not available at the time of writing.</para></warning>
+    A stable OpenJDK was not available at the time of writing.</para></note>
 
 
-    <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Binary Package Information</bridgehead>
+    <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
     <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
       <listitem>
-        <para>Binary download (jdk-&jdk-bin-version;-linux-i586.bin):
-        <ulink url="&jdk-download-binary;"/></para>
+        <para>Download (jdk-&jdk-bin-version;-linux-i586.bin):
+        <ulink url="&jdk-download-http;"/></para>
       </listitem>
       <listitem>
-        <para>Download MD5 sum: &jdk-bin-md5sum;</para>
+        <para>Download MD5 sum: &jdk-md5sum;</para>
       </listitem>
       <listitem>
-        <para>Download size (binary): &jdk-bin-size;</para>
+        <para>Download size (binary): &jdk-size;</para>
       </listitem>
       <listitem>
-        <para>Estimated disk space required: &jdk-bin-buildsize;</para>
+        <para>Estimated disk space required: &jdk-buildsize;</para>
       </listitem>
-    </itemizedlist>
-
-    <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Source Package Information</bridgehead>
-
-    <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
       <listitem>
-        <para>JRL Source
-          <simplelist>
-            <member><ulink url="&jdk-download-source-jrl;"/></member>
-            <member>&jdk-source-jrl-md5sum;</member>
-            <member>&jdk-source-jrl-size;</member>
-          </simplelist>
-        </para>
+        <para>Estimated build time: &jdk-build-time;</para>
       </listitem>
-      <listitem>
-        <para>Source Binaries
-          <simplelist>
-            <member><ulink url="&jdk-download-source-bin;"/></member>
-            <member>&jdk-source-bin-md5sum;</member>
-            <member>&jdk-source-bin-size;</member>
-          </simplelist>
-        </para>
-      </listitem>
-      <listitem>
-        <para>Mozilla Headers
-          <simplelist>
-            <member><ulink url="&jdk-download-source-moz;"/></member>
-            <member>&jdk-source-moz-md5sum;</member>
-            <member>&jdk-source-moz-size;</member>
-          </simplelist>
-        </para>
-      </listitem>
-      <listitem>
-        <para>Estimated disk space required: &jdk-src-buildsize;</para>
-      </listitem>
-      <listitem>
-        <para>Estimated build time: &jdk-time;</para>
-      </listitem>
     </itemizedlist>
 
-    <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Additional Downloads</bridgehead>
-
-    <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Required Patches</bridgehead>
-    <itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
-      <listitem>
-        <para><ulink
-        url="&patch-root;/jdk-&jdk-version-string;-gcc4-1.patch"/></para>
-      </listitem>
-      <listitem>
-        <para><ulink
-        url="&patch-root;/jdk-&jdk-version-string;-motif_fixes-1.patch"/></para>
-      </listitem>
-      <listitem>
-        <para><ulink
-        url="&patch-root;/jdk-&jdk-version-string;-remove_fixed_paths-1.patch"/></para>
-      </listitem>
-    </itemizedlist>
-
     <bridgehead renderas="sect3">JDK Dependencies</bridgehead>
 
-    <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional Runtime Dependencies (for binary
-    installation)</bridgehead>
+    <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional Runtime Dependencies</bridgehead>
     <para role="optional">
     <xref linkend="alsa-lib"/>,
     <xref linkend="cups"/>, and
     <xref linkend="gtk2"/></para>
 
-    <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Additional Requirements
-    (for source build, including optional requirements)</bridgehead>
-    <para role="required">
-    <xref linkend="cpio"/>,
-    <xref linkend="ksh"/>,
-    <xref linkend="unzip"/>,
-    <xref linkend="which"/>, and
-    <xref linkend="zip"/></para>
-
     <para condition="html" role="usernotes">User Notes:
     <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/jdk"/></para>
 
@@ -188,14 +85,10 @@
   <sect2 role="installation">
     <title>Installation of JDK</title>
 
-    <para>The instructions below install both the binary and source versions.
-    You may stop after installing the binary version or continue on installing
-    the source version. You can choose to keep either or both.</para>
-
     <tip>
       <para>The <command>./jdk-&jdk-bin-version;-linux-i586.bin</command>
       command below unpacks the distribution into a
-      <filename class='directory'>jdk&jdk-bin-version-string;</filename>
+      <filename class='directory'>jdk&jdk-version-string;</filename>
       directory.  You will be required to view, and then accept (by entering a
       <keycap>y</keycap> keypress), a license agreement before any files are
       unpacked. If you are scripting (automating) the build, you'll need to
@@ -210,7 +103,7 @@
     location.  For this application only, start in the directory where all
     the downloaded files are located.</para>
 
-    <para>Install the binary <application>JDK</application> with the
+    <para>Install the <application>JDK</application> with the
     following commands:</para>
 
 <screen><userinput>chmod 755 jdk-&jdk-bin-version;-linux-i586.bin &&
@@ -225,204 +118,29 @@
 
     <para>Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:</para>
 
-<screen role="root"><userinput>cd jdk&jdk-bin-version-string; &&
-install -v -m755 -d /opt/jdk-bin-&jdk-bin-version; &&
-mv -v * /opt/jdk-bin-&jdk-bin-version; &&
-chown -v -R root:root /opt/jdk-bin-&jdk-bin-version; &&
+<screen role="root"><userinput>cd jdk&jdk-version-string; &&
+install -v -m755 -d /opt/jdk-&jdk-bin-version; &&
+mv -v * /opt/jdk-&jdk-bin-version; &&
+chown -v -R root:root /opt/jdk-&jdk-bin-version; &&
 ln -v -sf xawt/libmawt.so \
-    /opt/jdk-bin-&jdk-bin-version;/jre/lib/i386/ &&
+    /opt/jdk-&jdk-bin-version;/jre/lib/i386/ &&
 cd ..</userinput></screen>
 
     <para>Recent versions of libX11 break libmawt
     when used with the Xinerama extension.  While still the
     <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user, apply the
-    following sed to the installed binary to work around this
-    problem:</para>
+    following sed to work around this problem:</para>
 
 <screen role="root"><userinput>sed -i 's at XINERAMA@FAKEEXTN at g' \
-    /opt/jdk-bin-&jdk-bin-version;/jre/lib/i386/xawt/libmawt.so</userinput></screen>
+    /opt/jdk-&jdk-bin-version;/jre/lib/i386/xawt/libmawt.so</userinput></screen>
 
-    <para>The binary version is now installed.</para>
-
-    <para>If you don't want to compile the source or are not in a position to
-    download the source owing to license restrictions, skip ahead to the
-    configuration section.</para>
-
-    <para>Save the existing path, and append the recently installed
-    <application>JDK</application>.</para>
-
-<screen><userinput>export JAVA_HOME=/opt/jdk-bin-&jdk-bin-version; &&
-export PATH_HOLD=${PATH} &&
-export PATH=${PATH}:${JAVA_HOME}/bin</userinput></screen>
-
-    <para>The source code is contained in self-extracting
-    <filename class='extension'>jar</filename> files.  You
-    will need to be in a windowed environment to extract the sources.
-    Create a directory to store the extracted sources.  Choose the newly
-    created <filename class="directory">jdk-build</filename> directory
-    when prompted for the target directory.</para>
-
-<screen><userinput>mkdir jdk-build &&
-cd jdk-build &&
-for JAR in ../jdk-&jdk-version-string;*.jar
-    do java -jar ${JAR}
-done</userinput></screen>
-
-    <para>Apply all the patches downloaded above:</para>
-
-<screen><userinput>for PATCH in ../jdk-&jdk-version-string;*.patch
-    do patch -Np1 -i ${PATCH}
-done</userinput></screen>
-
-    <para>Use the following commands to apply some minor changes that
-    are a little more specific to BLFS, such as lack of a gcc-2.9
-    compiler, removing a broken demo, and forcing to link to shared
-    libraries.  See the 'Command Explanations' section for more detail:</para>
-
-<screen><userinput>sed -i '/^.*linux)/ { N; /.*/ { N; /.*/d }}' \
-    deploy/make/plugin/{adapter,nscore}/Makefile &&
-sed -i '/.*mtrace.*/ { N; /.*/ s/.*mtrace.*\n.*/\t  mtrace/ }' \
-    j2se/make/mkdemo/jvmti/Makefile &&
-sed -i 's/= true/= false/' \
-    j2se/make/common/shared/Compiler-gcc.gmk</userinput></screen>
-
-    <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2003/XInclude"
-    href="../../xincludes/X11R6_symlink.xml"/>
-
-    <!-- <para>If your <application>X Window System</application> is installed into
-    any prefix other than <filename class="directory">/usr/X11R6</filename>,
-    execute the following commands, replacing
-    <replaceable><PREFIX></replaceable> with the installation prefix of
-    the <application>X Window System</application>:</para>
-
-<screen><userinput>for file in `find . -name Makefile \
-    -or -name Imakefile -or -name *.gmk`
-do sed -i 's@/usr/X11R6@<replaceable><PREFIX></replaceable>@g' $file
-done &&
-sed -i 's@/usr/X11R6@<replaceable><PREFIX></replaceable>@g' \
-    j2se/src/solaris/native/sun/awt/fontpath.c \
-    j2se/src/solaris/classes/sun/awt/motif/linux.fontconfig.Sun.properties \
-    j2se/src/solaris/classes/sun/awt/motif/linux.fontconfig.RedHat.3.properties</userinput></screen> -->
-
-    <para>Set/unset some variables which affect the build:</para>
-
-<screen><userinput>export ALT_BOOTDIR=${JAVA_HOME} &&
-export CLASSPATH_HOLD=${CLASSPATH} &&
-export ALT_CACERTS_FILE=${ALT_BOOTDIR}/jre/lib/security/cacerts &&
-export ALT_MOZILLA_HEADERS_PATH=${PWD}/share/plugin &&
-export MILESTONE="03-BLFS" &&
-export BUILD_NUMBER="b05" &&
-export INSANE=true &&
-export DEV_ONLY=true &&
-export SKIP_FASTDEBUG_BUILD=true &&
-unset JAVA_HOME CLASSPATH CFLAGS CXXFLAGS LDFLAGS</userinput></screen>
-
-      <warning><para>Setting CFLAGS/CXXFLAGS/LDFLAGS is guaranteed to make
-      the build fail. If you are interested in optimizing the build, set
-      OTHER_CFLAGS/OTHER_CXXFLAGS/OTHER_LDFLAGS instead.  -O3, even in
-      OTHER_C{,XX}FLAGS, is known to cause a build failure.</para></warning>
-
-
-    <para>Additionally, if you would like to <command>make</command> in
-    parallel, add the following:</para>
-
-<screen><userinput>export HOTSPOT_BUILD_JOBS=<replaceable><3></replaceable></userinput></screen>
-
-    <para>Build the <application>JDK</application> with the following
-    commands. There will be a few messages about missing files that look like
-    errors. These are caused by not meeting the expected build environment
-    (Red Hat).  As long as the build doesn't stop, the messages
-    are harmless.</para>
-
-<screen><userinput>pushd control/make &&
-make &&
-popd</userinput></screen>
-
-    <para>To test the results, you can run one of the provided demo programs
-    using the newly created <command>java</command> binary. Issue the
-    following commands:</para>
-
-<screen><userinput>pushd control/build/linux-i586/j2sdk-image/demo/jfc/Java2D &&
-../../../bin/java -jar Java2Demo.jar &&
-popd</userinput></screen>
-
-    <para>Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user,
-    install the <application>JDK</application>:</para>
-
-<screen role="root"><userinput>pushd control/build/linux-i586 &&
-cp -v -a j2sdk-image /opt/jdk-&jdk-version-string; &&
-chown -v -R root:root /opt/jdk-&jdk-version-string; &&
-ln -v -sf xawt/libmawt.so  /opt/jdk-&jdk-version-string;/jre/lib/i386/ &&
-popd</userinput></screen>
-
-    <para>Restore the unprivileged user's environment using the following
-    commands:</para>
-
-<screen><userinput>export JAVA_HOME=${ALT_BOOTDIR} &&
-export CLASSPATH=${CLASSPATH_HOLD} &&
-export PATH=${PATH_HOLD} &&
-unset PATH_HOLD ALT_BOOTDIR CLASSPATH_HOLD \
-    ALT_CACERTS_FILE ALT_MOZILLA_HEADERS_PATH \
-    BUILD_NUMBER MILESTONE INSANE DEV_ONLY \
-    SKIP_FASTDEBUG_BUILD</userinput></screen>
-
   </sect2>
 
   <sect2 role="commands">
     <title>Command Explanations</title>
 
-    <para><command>sed -i '/^.*linux)/...</command>: This command disables
-    the build of a gcc-2.9 compatible browser plugin.  LFS does not contain
-    gcc-2.9, and hasn't in quite a few years.</para>
-
-    <para><command>sed -i '/.*mtrace.*/...</command>: This command disables
-    building of the broken 'waiters' demo.</para>
-
-    <para><command>sed -i 's/= true/= false/'...</command>: This command
-    forces the compiler to link against the standard C libraries
-    dynamically.</para>
-
-    <para><command>export ALT_BOOTDIR=${JAVA_HOME}</command>: This variable sets
-    the location of the bootstrap <application>JDK</application>.</para>
-
-    <para><command>export ALT_CACERTS_FILE...</command>: Specifies the
-    certificate file to use (from the installed binary
-    <application>JDK</application>).</para>
-
-    <para><command>export ALT_MOZILLA_HEADERS_PATH=${PWD}/share/plugin/</command>:
-    This tells the build exactly where to find the
-    <application>Mozilla</application> headers.  This has changed since the
-    previous version and is not mentioned in the installation documentation
-    included with the package source.</para>
-
-    <para><command>export MILESTONE="03-BLFS"</command>: This appends
-    the string '03-BLFS' to the buld number.  'internal' is
-    unconditionally added if MILESTONE is unset.  This is similar
-    to the format used by Sun for the official release.</para>
-
-    <para><command>export BUILD_NUMBER="b05"</command>:
-    This will help you identify the compiled version of the runtime
-    environment and virtual machine by appending this information to
-    the version string. This is the same build number used by Sun to
-    identify the official release.</para>
-
-    <para><command>export INSANE=true</command>: The certified platform for the
-    build is Redhat Enterprise Advanced Server 2.1. This variable ensures that
-    all the errors related to compiling on a non-certified platform will be
-    displayed as warnings instead of errors.</para>
-
-    <para><command>export DEV_ONLY=true</command>: This command
-    skips compiling the comparison build.</para>
-
-    <para><command>export SKIP_FASTDEBUG_BUILD=true</command>: This command
-    skips building of the debug version.  Omit this command if you need
-    to build the fastdebug target.</para>
-
-    <para><command>unset JAVA_HOME CLASSPATH CFLAGS CXXFLAGS LDFLAGS</command>:
-    These variables cause miscompilation of the build. Never set them.</para>
-
     <para><command>ln -sf xawt/libmawt.so
-    /opt/jdk-&jdk-version-string;/jre/lib/i386/</command>: This fixes
+    /opt/jdk-&jdk-bin-version;/jre/lib/i386/</command>: This fixes
     linking issues with other applications that expect to find the
     <application>motif</application> libraries with the other
     <application>JDK</application> libraries.</para>
@@ -435,13 +153,10 @@
     <sect3>
       <title>Configuration Information</title>
 
-      <para>There are now two Java 2 SDKs installed in
-      <filename>/opt</filename>. You should decide on which one you
-      would like to use as the default. For example if you decide to use the
-      precompiled <application>JDK</application>, do the following as the
-      <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:</para>
+    <para>As the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user, create
+    a symlink to the installation directory:</para>
 
-<screen role="root"><userinput>ln -v -nsf jdk-bin-&jdk-bin-version; /opt/jdk</userinput></screen>
+<screen role="root"><userinput>ln -v -nsf jdk-&jdk-bin-version; /opt/jdk</userinput></screen>
 
     <para>The information below assumes your system is set up using the
     instructions found in
@@ -511,7 +226,7 @@
         <seg><envar>$JAVA_HOME</envar>/lib/*,
         <envar>$JAVA_HOME</envar>/jre/lib/*,
         and libjavaplugin_oji.so</seg>
-        <seg>/opt/jdk-&jdk-version-string;</seg>
+        <seg>/opt/jdk-&jdk-bin-version;</seg>
       </seglistitem>
     </segmentedlist>
 

Modified: branches/6.3/BOOK/general.ent
===================================================================
--- branches/6.3/BOOK/general.ent	2008-05-11 16:34:03 UTC (rev 7451)
+++ branches/6.3/BOOK/general.ent	2008-05-12 05:07:53 UTC (rev 7452)
@@ -3,7 +3,7 @@
 $Date$
 -->
 
-<!ENTITY day          "10">                   <!-- Always 2 digits -->
+<!ENTITY day          "12">                   <!-- Always 2 digits -->
 <!ENTITY month        "05">                   <!-- Always 2 digits -->
 <!ENTITY year         "2008">
 <!ENTITY version      "svn-&year;&month;&day;">

Modified: branches/6.3/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
===================================================================
--- branches/6.3/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2008-05-11 16:34:03 UTC (rev 7451)
+++ branches/6.3/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2008-05-12 05:07:53 UTC (rev 7452)
@@ -42,6 +42,16 @@
 -->
 
     <listitem>
+      <para>May 12th, 2008</para>
+      <itemizedlist>
+        <listitem>
+          <para>[dj] - Removed JDK source installation instructions
+          because of unavailable security patches.</para>
+        </listitem>
+      </itemizedlist>
+    </listitem>
+
+    <listitem>
       <para>May 10th, 2008</para>
       <itemizedlist>
         <listitem>




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